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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
18
Bears (Photographs)
Million Hindus wash away their sins
25
Hindus, Pilgrims and pilgrimages
Socialists have failed, and capitalism is taking over
30
Reconstruction (1939-1951) (Great Britain)
Pickpocket at work
31
Crime and criminals
Peekaboo in Rome
33
princess of Iran FATIMA PAHLEVI, Vincent Lee HILLYER
Human beginnings
61
Motion pictures (Documentary films)
Sun Sing theater
73
Chinatown (New York, N.Y.), New York (N.Y.) (Theater)
Portrait
76
AU CHOI QUE.
Collegiate cat
78
Cats (Photographs)
Wizard of the opera
81
Gian Carlo Menotti (Italian composer and librettist.); 1911-2007

Key West enjoys a shrimp bonanza
34
Shrimp
Yankees pick up where they left off
36
Baseball
Was Lattimore a Communist?
38
Owen Lattimore; 1900-1989
Deutschland uber alles in Berlin
44
Konrad Adenauer; 1876-1967, Songs, German
Displaced horse sires two favorite sons, Hill Prince and Prince Simon
46
Horses
Rapid rise of Ruth Roman
51
Ruth Roman; 1923-1999
Cassino rises again
58
Monte Cassino (Monastery: Cassino, Italy)
Unknown Gauguin
93
Paul Gauguin; 1848-1903
Medical school
95
University of Michigan Medical School, College students, Medical education
$16,000 car washer inspires new $9.95 version
106
Automobiles (Cleaning)
Politician without a future
109
J. Bracken Lee; 1899-1996, Utah (Politics and government)
Hitchcock chair
118
John T. KENNEY, Chairs
Who looks like Howdy Doody?
122
Prize contests, Television broadcasting (Children's programs)
Life goes to a party for Chile's president
126
Gabriel Gonzalez Videla; 1898-1980

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