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Sittings

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
9152
Mar 30 1944

Mr. Ralph A. Bard

Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
15063
Feb 17 1989

Alfred Eisenstaedt

Photographer
Photographed at LIFE Magazine offices for East-West Network
14386
Jun 10 1982

Judith Anderson

Individually and together with Zoe Caldwell, in the play “Medea”
For LIFE Magazine
14380
Mar 30 1982

Christopher Plummer

Dual sitting with James Earl Jones. In costumes for Othello and Iago parts
For LIFE Magazine
14386
Jun 10 1982

Medea

Actresses from the play. Judith Anderson and Zoe Caldwell in costume for parts in Medea. photographed together and individually
For LIFE Magazine
14386
Jun 10 1982

Zoe Caldwell

Individually and together with Judith Anderson, in the play “Medea”
For LIFE Magazine
14380
Mar 30 1982

James Earl Jones

Dual sitting with Christopher Plummer. In costumes for Othello and Iago parts
For LIFE Magazine
13409
Oct 14 1972

Simon Ward

(As Winston Churchill)
For LIFE Magazine
11216
Sep 29 1955

Mr. George Humphrey

United States Secretary of the Treasury for President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
For LIFE Magazine, through PIX Publishing
11217
Sep 29 1955

General Wilton B. Persons

Liaison Officer. Deputy Assistant to the President
For LIFE Magazine, through PIX Publishing
9718
Feb 18 1946

Mr. Henry Ford II

Ford Motor Company
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
9699
Jan 29 1946

Mr. Donald W. Douglas

President, Douglas Aircraft Co. Inc.
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
9692
Jan 11 1946

Mr. Martin W. Clement

President of the Pennsylvania Railroad
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
9655
Nov 29 1945

Mr. Eugene Holman

President, Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey
For LIFE Magazine
9649
Nov 20 1945

Mr. Eugene Grace

President, Bethlehem Steel
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
9645
Nov 15 1945

Mr. Walter Gifford

President, American Telephone & Telegraph, AT&T
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
9532
May 6 1945

Mr. George Mardikian

Owner, Omar Khayyam Restaurant, San Francisco, California
For LIFE Magazine
9530
May 7 1945

Mr. V. M. Molotov

USSR People’s Commissar for Foreign Affairs
For LIFE Magazine
9519
Apr 28 1945

Commander Harold E. Stassen

USNR. Delegate to United Nations Conference at San Francisco, California. Formerly Flag Officer to Admiral William F. Halsey, Jr., Admiral of 3rd Fleet in Pacific
For LIFE Magazine
9521
May 1 1945

Dr. T. V. Soong

Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs
For LIFE Magazine
9510
Apr 1 1945

Mr. J. A. Krug

Chairman, War Production Board
For LIFE Magazine
9511
Apr 1 1945

Mr. Hugh Fulton

Chief Counsel, The Truman Committee, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9509
Apr 1 1945

Mr. Edward F. Prichard

General Counsel, Office of War, Mobilization and Reconversion, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9500
Apr 1 1945

Mr. Isador Lubin

Commissioner of Labor Statistics
For LIFE Magazine
9501
Apr 1 1945

Mr. Robert E. Hannegan

Chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9503
Apr 1 1945

David K. Niles

Administrative Assistant to the President
For LIFE Magazine
9506
Apr 1 1945

Mr. Oscar Cox

Deputy Administrator, Foreign Economic Administration
For LIFE Magazine
9656
Jan 1 1945

Mr. Paul Gray Hoffman

President, Studebaker Corporation
For LIFE Magazine Captains of Industry
9179
May 15 1944

General H. H. Arnold

Commanding General Army Air Forces, War Dept., Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9203
May 4 1944

Mr. John J. McCloy

Assistant Secretary of War, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9210
May 11 1944

Mr. Bernard M. Baruch

Special Advisor to Director, Office of War Mobilization
For LIFE Magazine
9191
Apr 22 1944

Admiral Ernest J. King

Commander in Chief US Fleet and Chief of Naval Operations
For LIFE Magazine
9180
Apr 15 1944

Mr. Robert A. Lovett

Assistant Secretary of War for Air, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9166
Apr 8 1944

Chester Bowles

Administrator, Office of Price Administration, Washington D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9154
Mar 31 1944

Mr. Elmer Davis

Director, Office of War Information, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9158
Apr 3 1944

Mr. J. Edgar Hoover

Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9159
Apr 3 1944

Mr. Byron Price

Director of Censorship, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9160
Apr 3 1944

Harold D. Smith

Director, Bureau of the Budget, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9161
Apr 4 1944

Mr. James F. Byrnes

Director of War Mobilization, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9162
Apr 4 1944

Fred M. Vinson

Director, Economic Stabilization Board
For LIFE Magazine
9163
Apr 6 1944

Mr. Leo T. Crowley

Alien Property Custodian, also Administrator Foreign Economic Administrations, Washington, D.C.
For LIFE Magazine
9164
Apr 7 1944

Charles E. Wilson

Chairman, Joint War Production, USA & Canada
For LIFE Magazine
9150
Mar 29 1944

Mr. Paul V. McNutt

Administrator, Federal Security Agency; Chairman, War Manpower Commission
For LIFE Magazine
9137
Mar 17 1944

Claud Wickard

Secretary of Agriculture
For LIFE Magazine
8982
Sep 12 1943

M. Jan Masaryk

Deputy Prime Minister & Foreign Minister of Czechoslovakia
For LIFE Magazine

Photographs

  • Porter at Union Station

  • Vancouver at Night

  • Stanley Park

  • Horses and Farmers

  • Great Lakes Paper Company

  • Calgary Stampede

  • Antique Shop

  • John F. Kennedy

  • Henry Luce

Legacy

LIFE Magazine: John F. Kennedy Cover, 1961

This LIFE magazine cover from August, 1961, featured a Karsh portrait of the 35th President of the United States. Karsh made this photograph of John F. Kennedy in 1960, when Kennedy was still a senator. […]

Anthony Eden

Anthony Eden was born on this day, June 12, in 1897. He became Prime Minister of Great Britain after Winston Churchill’s resignation in 1955.  […]

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman was born on this day, May 9, in 1884. He was the 33rd president of the United States. […]

J. Edgar Hoover

J. Edgar Hoover died on this day, May 2, in 1972. He was the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States.  […]

Bernard Baruch

American financier, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant Bernard Baruch coined the term “Cold War” on this day, April 16, in 1947 […]

John F. Kennedy

On this day, November 8, in 1960, John F. Kennedy became the youngest man ever to be elected president of the United States. […]

Fidel Castro

“Our session lasted three-and-a-half hours. From time to time we would stop to refresh ourselves with Cuban rum and Coke. “Tell me,” he said, “about photographing Helen Keller.”” […]

Better Photography: Great Masters

India’s “Better Photography” is the leading photography magazine in India and South Asia. June’s issue features the work of Yousuf Karsh. […]

Peggy Cummins, 1925–2017

The subject in the negative Karsh is holding up remained a mystery for many years before we learned it was Peggy Cummins, who was photographed in 1946. […]

Ford Motor Company

Henry Ford, founder of the Ford Motor Company, installed the first moving assembly line for mass production on this day, December 1, in 1913. This enabled Ford to produce a more affordable automobile. […]

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