Photo Essays

Bearing Witness to the Legacy of War

In 2011, photographer Giles Duley began a project that would document the lasting effects of war on people living in cities and towns across the globe where the...

The British Army Withdraws from Ulster

The British army's operation in Northern Ireland has come to an end after 38 years — the Army's longest ever continuous campaign, with more than 300,000...

LIFE in the Korean War: Classic Photos

Few people have lived as long, as varied and as complete a life as David Douglas Duncan. And certainly no photographers ever enjoyed a longer, more varied or...

New Hope for Belfast

It's 10 years after the Good Friday Agreement, when the political factions of Northern Ireland agreed to use "exclusively peaceful and democratic means", to end...

LIFE With 11 First Ladies

For a country that likes to think of itself as a land of opportunity and a place where equality reigns, America has long lagged behind an astonishing (one could...

LIFE With Horace the Housebroken Hare

Carl Mydans belongs on anyone’s short list of the 20th century’s finest photojournalists. The Boston native chronicled downtrodden migrant farmers in New England...