In 1940, 25-year-old Genevieve Naylor, who had recently become one of the first female photographers hired by the Associated Press, received an assignment from the U.S. State Department to travel to Brazil. With the war between the Axis and Allied powers expanding into a truly global conflict, the State Department’s Office of Inter-American Affairs was
Thanks to the LIFE photo archives, there’s thousands of images from America’s history catalogued by photographer, date, and subject. Loomis Dean lived from 1917 to 2005 and captured everything from Circus Clowns to Hollywood stars in his five decade long photography career.
If you were a French dandy living at the cusp of the 20th century, the future looked bright. How bright? Read on to find out. At the cusp of the 20th century, Jean-Marc Côté and a few other visionary French artists began to speculate as to the coming century might have in store for them
Not all album covers are created equal. Some album covers are so incredible that they can’t now be explained by the people who originally conceived of them. These are the worst album covers you’ll ever see.
Sylvain, a photography enthusiast, who has created an impressive online archive comprising photos of nearly 10,000 vintage cameras. A gigantic task that we share with you today. Surely, this will delight photography lovers!
Friends of New Germany, sometimes called Friends of the New Germany, was an organization founded in the United States by German immigrants to support Nazism and Nazi Germany. Nazis outside of Germany made considerable efforts to establish an American counterpart organization. Recruiting commenced as early as 1924 with the formation of the Free Society of
So, who knew there was a trend for body jewelry in the 50s? These photos are from 1951 of ‘Cling’ jewelry, which presumably was somehow stuck to your skin rather than pierced into your skin! Image source and copyright: Time LIFE archives
The British International Motor Show was held regularly between 1903 and 2008, initially in London at Crystal Palace, Olympia and then Earl’s Court before moving to the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham in 1978, where it stayed until May 2004.
Betty Brosmer (1935), later known by her married name Betty Weider, is an American bodybuilder and physical fitness expert. During the 1950s, she was a popular commercial model and pin-up girl. After marrying entrepreneur Joe Weider in 1961, she began a lengthy career as a spokesperson and trainer in the health and bodybuilding movements. She