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Here Is A Mystery To Solve, Internet: #FindTheGirlsOnTheNegatives

Who are they? What are they doing? Who took these photos? We must know. #FindTheGirlsOnTheNegatives.

Megan Reynolds | July 30, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Our Aching Backs Wouldn’t Stand A Chance In The Chiropractor’s Beauty Contest

Check out the straight spines and perfect smiles of these ladies competing in the 1956 Chiropractor’s Beauty Contest. After spending nine hours a day hunched in front of our computers,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | July 17, 2012 - 2:20 pm

LAPD Goes Undercover … In Skirts And Scarves

The year was 1960. A purse snatcher had murdered an elderly woman and was still on the loose in LA. To catch the killer, the LAPD robbery squad donned skirts…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 5, 2012 - 4:00 pm

An Open Audition For The Purr-fect Black Cat

The year was 1961. Vincent Price needed a black cat for his new movie, “Tales of Terror.” An open audition was held. The results, captured by Life magazine photographer Ralph…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 17, 2012 - 4:20 pm