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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.
  

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Contents

Speaking of pictures, world's first true photo
18
Joseph Nicephore Niepce; 1765-1833, Photography (History)
One fifth of a nation celebrates
27
South Africa (History, Race relations)
Truman and steel
32
Harry S. Truman; 1884-1972, Industry and state, Steel workers (Salaries)
Missouri carries off three deer
33
Floods
Rolling Taft gathers the delegates
34
Robert A. Taft; 1917-1993, Presidential campaigns (1952)
Tito speaks
74
Josip Broz Tito; 1892-1980
Master's war of nerves
105
Ben Hogan; 1912-1997, Sam Snead, Golf
Buckshot's opening gun
117
Tom Will LANE, Political campaigns
Valley of the eagles
119
Motion picture reviews (Single works)
Big rings
123
Rings

Air tragedy again passes close to Jane Froman
36
John Curtis BURN, Jane Froman; 1907-1980, Aviation (Accidents)
Truman fires the furnaces
38
Harry S. Truman; 1884-1972, Industry and state, Steel workers (Salaries)
U.S. shows off a hybrid tank
45
Tanks, Military
Arsenic and old darlings
51
Marie BESNARD, Trials (Murder)
Budget baby
58
Layettes
Airborne maestro
71
Dimitri Mitropoulos; 1896-1960
Pequot's treasure at Yale university
125
Yale University Libraries, Rare books, Southport (Conn.)
Portrait
125
Virginia MONROE
Mayor and his city
132
J. Norman SHADE, Pekin (Ill.)
Cooking up high
145
Ringling Bros.-Barnum & Bailey Combined Shows, Inc
Dateline: Nimrud, 879 B.C.
151
king of Assyria ASHUR-NASIR-PAL II, Civilization, Assyro-Babylonian
Under the Biltmore clock
158
College students, New York (N.Y.) (Hotels, motels, etc)

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