I’ve always thought of being in love as being willing to do anything for the other person—starve to buy them bread and not mind living in Siberia with them—and I’ve always thought that every minute away from them would be hell—so looking at it that [way] I guess I’m not in love with you.
Jacqueline Bouvier 
from a letter to R. Beverley Corbin, Jr., 1947
John Bull cover, 1948

John Bull cover, 1948

Donna Drake by Peter Stackpolefor LIFE Magazine, 1942

Donna Drake by Peter Stackpole
for LIFE Magazine, 1942

Katherine Hepburn and a wonderful hat

Katherine Hepburn and a wonderful hat

Oil Rigs on Signal Hillphoto by Anthony Stewart, California 1941

Oil Rigs on Signal Hill
photo by Anthony Stewart, California 1941

Robert Walker and sons photo by John Florea, 1943 
Happy Father’s Day, you silly dads.

Robert Walker and sons
photo by John Florea, 1943 

Happy Father’s Day, you silly dads.

flyer ad, c. 1947

flyer ad, c. 1947

hand-tinted photographfrom the collection of Jim Lindermanphoto source
photo by Gjon Milifor LIFE Magazine, 1943

photo by Gjon Mili
for LIFE Magazine, 1943

Jean Patchett by Erwin Blumenfeld, 1946

Jean Patchett by Erwin Blumenfeld, 1946

spring training for Brooklyn Dodgers rookiesin Vero Beach, Floridaphoto by George Silk for LIFE Magazine, 1948

spring training for Brooklyn Dodgers rookies
in Vero Beach, Florida
photo by George Silk for LIFE Magazine, 1948

Max Ernst and Dorothea Tanning by Irving Penn, 1947

Max Ernst and Dorothea Tanning by Irving Penn, 1947

at the Ford Model Agencyphoto by Nina Leenfor LIFE Magazine, 1948

at the Ford Model Agency
photo by Nina Leen
for LIFE Magazine, 1948

James Steward by Richard C. Miller

James Steward by Richard C. Miller

Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, and a very concerned weimaraner. 

Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, and a very concerned weimaraner.