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Photos Of Fifth Avenue, New York, In The 1970s

By Paul Sorene | Flashbak “I’m a native New Yorker and still live in the City,” writes Robert Iulo. “In the 1970s I was a professional photographer doing portfolios for actors, models and dancers but what I really loved to do was street photography. I’d take my camera and roam a particular area of the city.” >> […]

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Photos of Central Park’s Bethesda Fountain on a Summer’s Day in 1976

By Karen Strike | Flashbak Bethesda Fountain sits on the lower level of the terrace of New York’s City’s Central Park. The pool features Emma Stebbins’ Angel of the Water, a fountain statue unveiled in 1873. Beneath the angels spreading wings are four cherubs representing those archetypal New York values of Temperance, Purity, Health, and Peace. The fountain commemorates the Croton […]

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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, […]

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