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Top 5 Life Magazine Covers (1920-1929)

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Top 5 Life Magazine Covers (1920-1929)

Life magazine struggled during the 1920s, as it scrambled to find its voice and audience amid changes in popular taste. Even so, the covers haven't changed much at all, and we still see much of the playful humor and bizarre imagery that is characteristic of them. This is one magazine that held up well over those decades, and today we will continue our exciting journey as we explore the Life magazine covers of the 1920s.  5.) "Balance of Power" by F. X. Leyendecker (March 9, 1922): Aside from the delightfully playful nature of the subject matter, this cover is very...

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