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Continental Snow Scenes

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Steve McQueen’s XKSS

From wikipedia: The Jaguar XKSS was a road-going version of the Jaguar D-Type racing car. After Jaguar withdrew from racing the company offered the remaining, unfinished chassis as the roadgoing Jaguar XKSS, by making changes to the racers: adding an extra seat, another door, a full-width windshield and folding top, as concessions to practicality. However, [...]

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Rancher and Son

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Leather of Kings

Ads from very old issues of LIFE.

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Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

“Looking down onto fish balloon & crowds lining street during Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. 1941″ From wikipedia: The tradition started in 1924, tying it for the second-oldest Thanksgiving parade in the United States, tied with America’s Thanksgiving Parade in Detroit, and four years younger than the 6abc IKEA Thanksgiving Day Parade in Philadelphia. The three-hour [...]

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IBM in 1962

A follow up to the last post – images from LIFE.

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Proper Fashion Suits in 1960

From LIFE.

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Small Game Hunting in the Old Days

From the LIFE photo archives, here are a few series of interesting hunting pictures taken in different parts of the world and in different time periods. Two things that are prevalent in all of them: 1) hunting was and still is a very communal activity, and 2) the working relationship between the bird dog and [...]

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Trout Season Opening

From the LIFE photo archives: http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=126065022138758a

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Tex Johnston

54 years ago today, test pilot Tex Johnston performed a barrel roll in a Boeing 707 prototype in front a group of prospective buyers over Lake Union.

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