I love this photo, it’s so effortlessly chic, casual and sophisticated, summery sexy. 1978
Midtown traffic congestion and jaywalking pedestrians, in April of 1973.
Larrabee State Park, near Bellingham, Washington, May, 1973.
Left: Mazda vehicles await shipment, Terminal Island, Long Beach, California, June 1972. The RMS Queen Mary, moored in the background, opened as a tourist attraction on May 8, 1971. Right: The painted bus is home, October 1972
Motorcyclist loading his possessions onto a truck with the help of his friends in Leakey, May 1973.
A teenager in El Paso’s Second Ward, June 1972.
Youths play basketball at Stateway Gardens highrise housing project on the South Side, May 1973.
Muslim women dressed in white applaud Elijah Muhammad during the delivery of his Savior’s Day Message in Chicago, March 1974.(John H. White/NARA)
Members of Chicago’s South Side community line a portion of Dr. Martin L. King Jr. Drive to watch the Bud Billiken Day Parade, August 1973. Hundreds of thousands turn out to watch and take part in the annual event. Bud Billiken Day started in 1929, to provide African-American youth living on the South Side a moment in the spotlight, a day each year to showcase their talents. (John H. White/NARA)
America in the 70s:
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