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Stan Wayman—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

The Mane Event: LIFE’s 25 Most Memorable Horses

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Portraits of Schoolkids Learning Firearm Safety in Rural Indiana, 1956

LIFE With Elizabeth II: Rare and Classic Photos of the Queen

Donald Sutherland: Portrait of an Actor’s Actor

The Haunted Desert: Aftermath of a Nevada A-Bomb Test


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Here’s What a Bachelorette Looked Like in 1950

A look back at a bride-to-be from the LIFE archives.

Rare Photos Capture the ‘Essential’ Marilyn Monroe

How the Fashions of the 1960s Reflected Social Change

Faces of the American Dead in Vietnam: One Week's Toll, June 1969

‘A Country Within a Country’: Inside the Navajo Nation in 1948