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Anyone can type in a simple image search into Google, but this new initiative sponsored by both LIFE and Google takes these searches to a whole new (and rather interesting) level. Working together, the two businesses brought together several million images from the 1750s to the present day. Many of the images have never been seen before, and it's quite a bit of fun just to look around their offerings. On the site's homepage, visitors can browse photos by decade, or by a set of basic categories that include "People", "Places", "Events", and "Sports". These categories include everything from Jacqueline Kennedy to the Winter Olympics. If visitors like certain shots, they also have the option to purchase various prints from the site. It's also a bit fun to type in any number of phrases to see what they offer, such as "medicine ball", "lacrosse", or "Robert Maynard Hutchins".

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  • Arts > General
  • Arts > Photography
  • Arts > Visual Arts

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    Arts,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120928115528300T,Arts -- Informal education,Arts -- Visual arts,Social Sciences,Arts -- Photography,NSDL

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    English

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