Old Life Magazine Issues on Google

I’ve known about the Life Magazine photo archive on Google for a while, but I recently stumbled across something just as fun – full issues online. It looks like the archive starts around 1972 and goes through 1953 as of this post.

I remember trying to find the August 3, 1962 issue. Because there’s a […]

Life’s Tough, Get a Helmet

Had to chuckle when I found this photo in the Life Magazine archive. Pete Everest, lighting one up in the car.

Update: Searching for Life Magazine X-2 Photos

I received an email from Rick, who was kind enough to send along some additional details on the Life Magazine issue (June 18, 1956) that features photos from the previous blog post:

The article related to Edwards AFB and the X-2 is Robert Wallace’s “10,000 Men to a Plane: Vast Technological Force Supports Today’s Test […]

Searching for Life Magazine X-2 Photos

A few years back, Google began scanning the collection of Life Magazine images and posting them online. As long as the photos are not used for commercial use, download and print is free game. While I have not tried, rumor has it the images are such that you can print to 8×10 (but with a […]