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Children playing on 103rd street in Spanish Harlem, New York City in 1947. (Ralph Morse—The LIFE Picture Collection//Getty Images) #Summer #NYC #Harlem

One of the few color outtakes from the March 14, 1955 fashion feature: MIAMI MOVES UP IN STYLE—Breezy clothes for warm weather come from a likely source. According to LIFE, "Newest of the Florida booms is in the field of fashion. With its fashion industry grown 10 times in size since 1945, Miami now has 125 firms manufacturing women's apparel, last year sold $55 million worth of clothes for warm weather at any season of the year." (Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #fashionfriday #1950sfashion #Miami

From the July 5, 1948 photo essay: MAN-MADE LANDSCAPES—Americans have changed the face of the West. The story featured 18 pages of exquisite photos taken by Andreas Feininger who spent two months traveling between the Mississippi and the Pacific with his 40-inch telephoto lens. According to LIFE, "His photographs reflect not only American achievements but also some of the American character." This image ran with the following caption: "A forest made by man stands on the summit of Signal Hill." - Oil was discovered in 1921 at Signal Hill, near Long Beach, California. (Andreas Feininger—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #1940s #Americana #TBT

Today is the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere. LIFE is celebrating with this 1955 photo of Stonehenge. (Dmitri Kessell—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #Stonehenge #SummerSolstice

From the May 8, 1970 feature about polar bears on the Hudson Bay - "White Rulers of an Icy Realm." This image ran with the following caption: "Cubs are usually born in early December in dens carved of deep snowdrifts, and by March or April are able to follow the mother in search of food. By mid-July they will be partially weaned, feeding on the seals the mother kills. Cubs are almost always born in pairs, although occasionally, triplets are spotted." (Co Rentmeester—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #wildLIFEwednesday #HudsonBay #polarbears

Actress Julie Christie during the filming of "Fahrenheit 451,"in 1966. The film was based on a Ray Bradbury novel of the same name. (Paul Schutzer—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #LIFElegends #1960s #JulieChristie

From the June 22, 1962 feature: MEN WITH A GLOBAL PUNCH: Mighty New Navy of the U.S.A. This image opened the story with the following caption: "Sunset launch. An A4D Skyhawk climbs out over the Mediterranean from the Independence. Beyond the wisps of steam from the catapult, two sailors scramble to get the rig ready for the next launch. (John Dominis—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE #USNavy #1960s

Happy Father's day from LIFE.com! Pictured here is astronaut Scott Carpenter with daughter Candy, 1962. (Ralph Morse—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #HappyFathersDay

Happy International Surfing Day! Pictured here is an unpublished frame from a 1963 set of photos about surf culture at the North Shore in Hawaii. (George Silk—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #Surfing #Hawaii #InternationalSurfingDay

From the June 16, 1952 fashion feature (65 years ago this week)—BED AND BACKYARD: NEW SHORT NIGHTWEAR FINDS A PLACE IN THE SUN. According to LIFE, "What used to be known as "intimate apparel" is becoming as public as a party line." This image is an outtake from a published image with the same dress - the details: "Bouffant nylon net overskirt turns short gown with pleated eyelet camisole top (Eye-ful, $40) intro dance dress style. For public appearances it requires bra." (Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #thisweekinLIFE #fashionfriday #1950sfashion

Waterfalls in Grand Canyon National Park, circa 1946. (Frank Scherschel—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #1940s #waterfalls #GrandCanyon #tbt

From the Feb. 14, 1955 animal feature—PRIMP SEASON FOR DOGS: Owners fuss and brush to get champions ready for big show. This image ran in the story with the following caption: "Beach work helps Ch. Opal of Crown Crest, an Afghan hound, get in shape to show. He is jogging at the heels of Owner Kay Finch of Del Mar, Calif., later flew east to compete for first time in the Westminster show." (George Silk—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) #wildLIFEwednesday #afghanhound #dogsofinstagram

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