The cover of Life magazine features a photograph of the Fort Peck Dam over the Missouri River, Montana, November 23, 1936. The was the magazine's first issue.
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Paul McCartney, George Harrison, John Lennon & Ringo Starr of the Beatles, taking a dip in a swimming pool .
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Sen. John F. Kennedy & his bride Jacqueline (nee Bouvier) enjoying dinner at their outdoor wedding celebration.
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Leopard about to kill a terrified baboon.
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Ballerinas standing on window sill in rehearsal room at George Balanchine's School of American Ballet.
January 01, 1936 Licence
Young boy dressed in shorts walks along a dirt road lined with the corpses of hundreds of prisoners who died at the Bergen-Belsen extermination camp, near the towns of Bergen and Celle, Germany, April 20, 1945. Please note that this...More
April 20, 1945 Licence
Photographer Dennis Stock holding camera to his face in such a way that the lens and viewfinder appear to be his eyes.
January 01, 1951 Licence
US trackmen taking hurdles at Olympic tryouts.
July 01, 1960 Licence
Rebel leader Fidel Castro (C) being cheered by a village crowd on his victorious march to Havana.
January 01, 1959 Licence
Bright full moon over darkened New York City skyline during massive East Coast blackout affecting 80,000 square miles.
November 09, 1965 Licence
Univ. of Pittsburgh students cheering wildly from atop Cathedral of Learning on school's campus as they look down on Forbes Field where the Pittsburgh Pirates are winning their first World Series in 35 yrs. against the NY Yankees.
October 01, 1960 Licence
Premium Rates Apply. Indian ldr. Mohandas Gandhi reading as he sits cross-legged on floor next to a spinning wheel which looms in the foreground as a symbol of India's struggle for independence, at home.
April 01, 1946 Licence
Horse-drawn caisson bearing flag-draped casket of John F, Kennedy leads funeral cortege and is followed by riderless horse, Washington, D.C.
November 25, 1963 Licence
Country Dr. Ernest Ceriani in a dazed state of exhaustion, having a cup of coffee in the hospital kitchen at 2 a.m. after performing a cesarean section where the baby & the mother died due to complications.
September 20, 1948 Licence
US swimmer Mark Spitz training for 1972 Munich Olympics.
January 01, 1972 Licence
Presidential candidate John F. Kennedy conferring w. his brother & campaign organizer Bobby Kennedy in hotel suite as they are silhouetted by the sunlight coming through the drawn window drapes .
Artist Pablo Picasso drawing a centaur in the air with a flashlight at Madoura Pottery.
January 01, 1949 Licence
Gen. Douglas MacArthur (C), Gen. Richard Sutherland (L) & Col. Lloyd Lehrbas (2L) wading ashore during American landings at Lingayen Gulf in the Philippine Islands.
January 09, 1945 Licence
Commuters reading of John F. Kennedy's assassination, 22nd November 1963.
November 22, 1963 Licence
Premium Rates Apply. Operagoers luxuriating in ornately elegant boxes during intermission at La Scala Opera House.
January 01, 1934 Licence
Wide range of facial expressions on children at Guignol puppet show in Parc de Montsouris, Paris, 1963. They are reacting to the moment the dragon is slain.
January 01, 1963 Licence
Senator Robert Kennedy sprawled semiconscious in his own blood on floor after being shot in the brain & neck while busboy Juan Romero tries to comfort him, in kitchen at hotel.
June 06, 1968 Licence
Gruesome severed head of a napalmed Japanese soldier propped up below gun turret of a disabled Japanese tank.
February 01, 1943 Licence
Space suit clad Project Mercury astronaut John Glenn.
Navy CPO Graham Jackson with tears of grief streaming down his cheeks as he plays 'Goin' Home' on the accordion while Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt's body is carried from the Warm Springs Foundation where he died suddenly on April 12, of...More
April 13, 1945 Licence
African American cleaning woman Ella Watson standing with broom & mop in front of American flag, reinterpretation of Grant Wood's 'American Gothic' painting by photographer Gordon Parks as part of Depression era survey for Far
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Yankee Mickey Mantle flinging his batting helmet away in disgust during bad day at bat.
June 25, 1965 Licence
Wounded Jeremiah Purdie (C) being led past stricken comrades during the fierce firefight for control of Hill 484 just south of the DMZ during the Vietnam War.
January 01, 1966 Licence
African American flood victims lining up to get food and clothing from a relief station in front of a billboard ironically proclaming WORLD'S HIGHEST STANDARD OF LIVING/THERE
January 01, 1937 Licence
A jubilant American sailor clutching a white-uniformed nurse in a back-bending, passionate kiss as he vents his joy while thousands jam Times Square to celebrate the long awaited-victory over Japan.
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