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life magazine

  • Vintage

    tennis star

    at school we had to do some kind of sport as an extra-curricular activity, as well as regularly playing different sports during PE classes. man. i HATED it… because i was so…

  • Vintage

    camping

    as a kid my family would often go on camping trips, especially up the coast during the holidays. my parents had this huge canvas tent that was super complicated to put up –…

  • Vintage

    mirth response test

    discovering the “mirth response test” series was my very own mirth response test (result: positive) photographed by lisa larsen in 1955 for life magazine (this is totally something i can imagine the peeps…

  • Fashion, Vintage

    heaven, basically.

    ‘glorchoz shop fashions’ on the island of st. thomas in the caribbean. photographs by lisa larsen for life.…

  • Vintage

    scouts

    i love the scouts. my dad was one, all my brothers were in the scouts and my young nephew has just recently graduated from being a cub. i think it can have…

  • Vintage

    victory corps

    you will have to pardon me, because the life archives have been fixed and so i’ve been happily immersing myself in old photos again. yayayay! (that’s a triple yay) look at these…

  • Photography, Vintage

    john olson

    john olson was hired by life in 1968 at the age of 21, making him the youngest staff photographer at the magazine. before that he went to vietnam at the age of…

  • Vintage

    roller raquel

    raquel welch as a roller girl is pretty much the most amazing thing i’ve seen this week. all images: life magazine archives…

  • Fashion, Vintage

    teen fashions

    images from life magazine, taken in the mid to late 1940’s by nina leen. not much has changed. “teenage girl wearing blue jeans and large checkered shirt which is usual after-school costume.…

  • Fashion, Vintage

    the fight to save the midi

    love this, such clever execution. makes me think of the old adage of hemlines going up or down according to the mood of the country / state of the economy.…

  • Vintage

    k-i-s-s-i-n-g

    oh, i love it so. cuddles too. all images from life mag…

  • Vintage

    café moments

    cappuccino for me, please. all images from life magazine…