The Last Kiss Goodbye – New York April 1943

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Poignant farewells in 1940s wartime – A moment in time captured by Life Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt ( best remembered for his iconic Vj day kiss in Times Square in 1945) at Pennsylvania Station, New York,in April 1943.Here is the original report. The grey, insistent feeling of war has washed now into the lives of most …

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1940s Fashion – A Most Glamorous Department Store

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The Neiman Marcus  Department Store – 1940s Fashion.  The photos featured here were taken between 1939 and 1945 by Life photographers Nina Leen and Alfred Eisenstaedt and curated by the online Life Photo Archive “I dreamed all my life of the perfect store for women. Then I saw Neiman Marcus, and my dream came true.” …

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