happy 77th birthday to life legend raquel welch, born today on...

happy 77th birthday to life legend raquel welch, born today on sept. 5, 1940 in chicago, illinois. this image appeared on the cover of the june 2, 1972 issue of life magazine. at the time, she was on the set of the film “kansas city bomber.” acc

2017-09-05 12:30:39  

as part of time firsts, our project featuring 45 groundbreaking...

as part of time firsts, our project featuring 45 groundbreaking women, time and life want to hear stories from our readers. has a woman or girl you know been a “first”? the first to win the science fair? the first in her family to attend college

2017-09-05 09:40:17  

60 years ago today on sept. 4, 1957 the little rock nine...

60 years ago today on sept. 4, 1957 the little rock nine students were barred from attending school when governor orval faubus ordered the national guard to prevent them from entering the high school. pictured here is student elizabeth eckford w

2017-09-04 09:47:12  

22 year old starlet, marilyn monroe, practicing ballet during a...

22 year old starlet, marilyn monroe, practicing ballet during a lesson with dance instructor nico charisse in hollywood, california, 1948. (j.r. eyerman—the life picture collection/getty images) #lifelegends #ballet #marilynmonroe

2017-09-03 10:04:07  

from the april 13, 1953 cover story — the face of the land: its...

from the april 13, 1953 cover story — the face of the land: its ever-changing features are molded by warring forces that thrust up mountains and ceaselessly wear them away. this image ran in the photo essay with the following caption: “a glacia

2017-09-02 09:34:04  

three models wearing knee-length wool knit tights from an...

three models wearing knee-length wool knit tights from an unpublished fashion story by the great gjon mili in 1950. (gjon mili—the life picture collection/getty images) #fashionfriday #1950s #fashion

2017-09-01 12:25:58  

as part of time firsts, our project featuring 45 groundbreaking...

as part of time firsts, our project featuring 45 groundbreaking women, time and life want to hear stories from our readers. has a woman or girl you know been a “first”? the first to win the science fair? the first in her family to attend college

2017-09-01 08:59:05  

an unpublished frame of a family driving on a motorcycle and...

an unpublished frame of a family driving on a motorcycle and sidecar from omaha, nebraska to salt lake city, utah along highway 30 in 1948.(allan grant—the life picture collection/getty images) #roadtrip #tbt

2017-08-31 03:20:10  

from the aug. 1, 1955 speaking of pictures — head over heels in...

from the aug. 1, 1955 speaking of pictures — head over heels in love. according to life, “the things a man will do to woo a woman are just about unlimited. but nobody is known to have tried courtship by acrobatics before movie actor russ tamblyn

2017-08-31 09:52:51  

a woman sitting with her pet cheetah having tea at bois de...

a woman sitting with her pet cheetah having tea at bois de boulogne cafe in paris, france. (alfred eisenstaedt/the life picture collection/getty images) #wildlifewednesday #catsofinstagram

2017-08-30 09:13:50  

legendary swedish actress ingrid bergman was born on this day in...

legendary swedish actress ingrid bergman was born on this day in 1915 and also died on this day in 1982. she is pictured here on the set of the roberto rossellini film “stromboli” with co-star mario vitale in the background in 1949. (gordon park

2017-08-29 12:17:06  

as part of time firsts, our project featuring 45 groundbreaking...

as part of time firsts, our project featuring 45 groundbreaking women, time and life want to hear stories from our readers. has a woman or girl you know been a “first”? the first to win the science fair? the first in her family to attend college

2017-08-29 09:50:22  

54 years ago today, mlk gave his historic “i have a...

54 years ago today, mlk gave his historic “i have a dream” speech. pictured here is the legendary dr. martin luther king jr. addressing the crowd during the march on washington for jobs and freedom, august 28, 1963. (francis miller—the life pict

2017-08-28 01:20:20  

50 years ago this week, in the sep. 1, 1967 issue of life - the...

50 years ago this week, in the sep. 1, 1967 issue of life - the animals section featured a story about two polar bears named amos and mosa — underwater bears’ ballet. according to life, “above water, polar bears are awkward creatures with the gr

2017-08-28 09:52:38  

like a human water fountain, three-year-old swimming prodigy...

like a human water fountain, three-year-old swimming prodigy duncan richardson stands on a pool ladder – artfully spewing water like a whale – in this 1946 photograph. life photographer martha holmes documented duncan’s boyish frolic in a los an

2017-08-27 08:53:10  

like a human water fountain, three-year-old swimming prodigy...

like a human water fountain, three-year-old swimming prodigy duncan richardson stands on a pool ladder – artfully spewing water like a whale – in this 1946 photograph. life photographer martha holmes documented duncan’s boyish frolic in a los an

2017-08-27 08:53:10  

happy national dog day! life is celebrating with this classic...

happy national dog day! life is celebrating with this classic photo of a young girl and her pet great dane from 1957. (nina leen—the life picture collection/getty images) #nationaldogday #dogsofinstagram #greatdane

2017-08-26 08:24:27  

happy national dog day! life is celebrating with this classic...

happy national dog day! life is celebrating with this classic photo of a young girl and her pet great dane from 1957. (nina leen—the life picture collection/getty images) #nationaldogday #dogsofinstagram #greatdane

2017-08-26 08:24:27  

as part of time firsts, our project featuring 45 groundbreaking...

as part of time firsts, our project featuring 45 groundbreaking women, time and life want to hear stories from our readers. has a woman or girl you know been a “first”? the first to win the science fair? the first in her family to attend college

2017-08-25 11:07:39  

as part of time firsts, our project featuring 45 groundbreaking...

as part of time firsts, our project featuring 45 groundbreaking women, time and life want to hear stories from our readers. has a woman or girl you know been a “first”? the first to win the science fair? the first in her family to attend college

2017-08-25 11:07:39  

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