Remember the Seventies

couple-l« Michigan Avenue, Chicago » (couple on street) Perry Riddle, Chicago, IL, July 1975. National Archives, Records of the Environmental Protection Agency

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« Inexpensive retirement hotels are a hallmark of the South Beach area. A favored place is the front porch, where residents sit and chat or watch the activities on the beach. »
Flip Shulke, South Beach, Miami Beach, Florida, June 1973. National Archives, Records of the Environmental Protection Agency

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« Hitchhiker with his dog, ‘Tripper,’ on U.S. 66. U.S. 66 crosses the Colorado River at Topock. »
National Archives, Records of the Environmental Protection Agency
Charles O’Rear, Yuma County, Arizona, May 1972. National Archives, Records of the Environmental Protection Agency

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The painted bus is home. Rifle, Colorado, October 1972. (David Hiser/National Archives/Records of the Environmental Protection Agency)

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The cook at the Texan Caf watches the snow removal crew at work. Rifle, Colorado, January 1973. (David Hiser/National Archives/Records of the Environmental Protection Agency)

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Stanton Street in the second ward, the Spanish-speaking section. El Paso, Texas, June 1972. (Danny Lyon/National Archives/Records of the Environmental Protection Agency)

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Photograph of a bride and her attendants in New Ulm, Minnesota. New Ulm, Minnesota, October 1974. (Art Hanson/National Archives/Records of the Environmental Protection Agency)

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Two Latin girls pose in front of a wall of graffiti in Lynch Park, Brooklyn, New York. This project is a portrait of the inner city environment. It contains life, great murals on the walls of buildings and people enjoying themselves. Today s inner city is a contradiction to mainstream America s gas station expressways shopping centers and tract homes. Blacks, Latinos and poor whites live there. Brooklyn, New York, June 1974. (Danny Lyon/National Archives/Records of the Environmental Protection Agency)

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Mary Workman holds a jar of undrinkable water that comes from her well, and she has filed a damage suit against the Hanna Coal Company. She has to transport water from a well many miles away although the coal company owns all the land around her, and many roads are closed, she refuses to sell. Near Steubenville, Ohio, October 1973. (Eric Calonius/National Archives/Records of the Environmental Protection Agency)