Images from the Life Photo Archive Available On Google

Nov 21, 2008

Access to LIFE’s Photo Archive--over 10 million images in total--will soon be available on a new hosted image service from Google, Time Inc. has announced. Ninety-seven percent of the photographs have never been seen by the public. The collection contains some of the most iconic images of the 20th century, including works from great photojournalists.These images can be found when conducting a search on or on Google Image Search. The LIFE Photo Archive featured on Google will be among the largest professional photography collections on the web and one of the largest scanning projects ever undertaken. Millions of images have been scanned and made available on Google Image Search today with all 10 million images to be available in the coming months.