Wednesday, May 13, 2009

LIfe Archives

My new favorite hobby is searching the LIFE Photo Archive through Google Image Search...

GI leaning on balcony of Kawana Hotel overlooking swimming pool.
Location: Japan
Date taken: October 1946
Photographer: John Florea

San Francisco Drive-In Movie
Cars pouring into the main entrance to new Rancho Drive-In Theater as "Lot Boys" working fr. central booth go amongst cars sellling tickets and making change.
Location: San Francisco, CA, US
Date taken: September 1948
Photographer: Allan Grant

Apollo 7
Location: US
Date taken: October 1968

A dinghy race going on, on Chicago River.
Location: Chicago, IL, US
Date taken: November 1953
Photographer: Wallace Kirkland

Competition in tandem surfing.
Location: Huntington Beach, CA, US
Date taken: 1962
Photographer: John Loengard