Across the British society, from pubs all the way to the palace, a de facto color bar existed. In pubs, workplaces, shops and other commercial premises, non-white customers were banned from using certain rooms and facilities.
In winter of 1951, LIFE Magazine sent the photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt to Britain to take photos of the eminent men here. Eisenstaedt spent 10 days in Britain, making house calls to 18 great men of the day.
Intending to bring Christianity to the remote Auca tribe, five missionaries set out into the jungles in Ecuador. Their mission came to a violent end.
John G. Morris, the respected journalist and photo-editor put together an essay depicting how the families across the world were coping in the post-war landscape of change and tumult.
“How America Lives” series (HAL) reported on ‘typical’ families in detail: from how it raised its children, participated in community activities, and voted in elections to how it budgeted its money, made ends meet, and coped with crises such as illness and financial troubles. It hired established photographers to spend up to one week living with a family, collecting intimate snapshots.