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Life in The Florida Keys During The 1970s

The EPA hired freelance photographers to capture everyday life in the 1970s.

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Chicago ’73 – Forty Incredible Photographs by John H. White

By Rob Baker, Flashbak In 1973, the photographer John H. White, who went on to win a Pulitzer Prize for Photojournalism in 1982, was asked by the Environmental Protection Agency’s DOCUMERICA project to photograph Chicago – especially the city’s African-American community. White would later say that he saw it as “an opportunity to capture a slice of […]

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Danny Lyon’s Photos of New York City in the Summer of 1974

By Rob Baker, Flashbak Danny Lyon was born in Brooklyn in March 1942 and was brought up in Kew Gardens, Queens. He studied history and philosophy at the University of Chicago where he graduated in 1963. That year he published his first photographs working for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee where they appeared in The Movement, […]