Tag Archives: Life Magazine

John G. Morris (1916-2017)

Cornell Capa, John G. Morris, 1964 (2011.31.4)

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Hansel Mieth

Otto Hagel, Hansel on the Golden Gate Ferry, shortly after she arrived from Germany, 1931 (369.1993) Hansel Mieth, Men begging for jobs, San Francisco waterfront, 1932 (373.1993) Hansel Mieth, Trapped Coyote, Montana, 1938 (388.1993) Hansel Mieth, Emma, Hansel’s Sister. She was incurably ill with … Continue reading

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Nurse-midwife Maude Callen

W. Eugene Smith, [Nurse-midwife Maude Callen examining throat glands of young boy], 1951 (1003.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Maude and doctor examining emaciated woman-side view], 1951 (984.2005) W. Eugene Smith, [Maude wiping head of young boy with distended belly, older boy watching], 1951 … Continue reading

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Harry Belafonte

Jan Studio, [John F. Kennedy talking with Harry Belafonte during Kennedy’s presidential campaign, New York], October 1960 (2010.81.50) Cornell Capa (1918-2008), Harry Belafonte and his daughter Shari, New York, 1957 In the spring of 1957, Cornell Capa photographed Harry Belafonte … Continue reading

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Fabled Enchantresses

Richard Avedon, [Marilyn Monroe impersonating Theda Bara], 1958 (1245.2005) This photograph is part of a series titled Fabled Enchantresses by Richard Avedon and Marilyn Monroe. It was shot for the Christmas issue of Life magazine in 1958. In this picture, … Continue reading

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Post-Truth… That’s Life

In truth, this post, like so much of life, and perhaps death (a subtle reference to the classic tweet: “A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons.”), these days, was … Continue reading

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“The New Generation Offers a Leader”

Yale Joel, [Candidate for Congress, John F. Kennedy, 29, sitting under campaign poster, next to photos of his parents in a room at the Bellevue Hotel during his campaign for MA-Rep for the 11th district], 1946 (1924.2005) JOHN F. KENNEDY. … Continue reading

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