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$1.25 per day food budget

Article: $1.25 per day food budget

LIFE published this info-photograph of what a $1.25 per day food budget would get a hungry person in 1952. My bag of soy chips cost me 2 bucks today. [Via]

LIFE photos of the real Boardwalk Empire

Article: LIFE photos of the real Boardwalk Empire

Prisoner of the Ritz Johnson himself stayed at a suite on the ninth floor of the Ritz. where he hosted parties legendary for their excess. He was nicknamed the Czar of the Ritz or the Prisoner of the Ritz. For fans of Martin Scorsese’s series “Boardwalk Empire” on HBO, LIFE Magazine compiled from their archives…

Never before seen LIFE photos of Hells Angels

Article: Never before seen LIFE photos of Hells Angels

LIFE posted online a gallery of great photographs of Hells Angels that have never been previously published or publicly seen before. The pictures were snapped in 1965 by LIFE photographer Bill Ray who accompanied writer Joe Bride as they spent a few weeks with this infamous motorcycle gang. I particularly like the photo above, which…