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LIFE magazine's George Skadding photographed J. Edgar Hoover in the FBI’s Washington headquarters in 1944, but he didn’t stop there. He also shot behind-the-scenes photos, and his historic images captured the everyday work habits of bureau agents and staff.

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Black-and-white • George Skadding • Historic Photos • J. Edgar Hoover • LIFE.com • U.S.