Margaret Bourke-White's favorite self-portrait, taken in 1943. Bourke-White, in addition to photographing LIFE's first cover story, was one of the magazine's most prolific and storied photographers. (Margaret Bourke-White—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
'Parachute', 1937 by Margaret Bourke-White. Part of a photographic sequence of parachutes being tested by employees of Irving Air Chute Company in Buffalo, New York, the world's largest manufacturer of parachutes.