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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

Indiana homecoming has bizarre decorations
12
Indiana University, Bloomington
Shortline nicknames
17
Nicknames, Short line railroads
New York welcomes the U.S. navy
35
Navy Day
What the sailors say about the navy
41
United States Navy
Trouble with UNRRA is so basic that we had best wind it up and start over
48
United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
Eclipse of July 9
82
Astronomical photography, Solar eclipses
Hot rods
86
Automobile racing
Centuries-old fashion reappears
91
Hoods (Clothing)
War photographers
97
Photographers, War (Photographs), World War, 1939-1945 (Photographs)
Van Johnson
114
Van Johnson; 1916-.

Czechs try and hang a traitor
51
Josef PFITZNER, Executions, World War, 1939-1945 (War criminals)
Charles Laughton in the movie Captain Kidd
62
Charles Laughton (Anglo-American actor.); 1899-1962
Germs
65
Biological products, Diseases, Communicable diseases, Microorganisms, Pathogenic
Backstage ballet
75
Prairie chickens
127
Birds (Habits and behavior), Prairie chickens
Jungle band
134
Bands (Music), Black musicians
Life goes on a date in Chungking
138
Americans (China)
Freight-car journey
142
Moving

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