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Archive for the ‘Everyday People’ Category

  • Black and white

    Detroit and Beyond

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    Now we go back to a time when Budweiser six pack vans cruised the streets of Michigan, Darth Vader walked amongst the surfers of Whitmore Lake and a 1972 film titled “The Man” starring a young James Earl Jones had a ridiculous tagline. Here we...

  • ohio

    Athena ’68 – Ohio University Yearbook

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    This isn’t the first and it definitely won’t be the last time we take a look at an American college yearbook although if we’re honest it’s really the ones from the mid-to-late 60s we tend to focus on mainly for the blend of classic Ivy League clothes,...

  • Protests

    Power To The People – Protests From The Past

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    More often than not when we see protests featured in the media they are about the big issues that tend to attract big numbers and almost inevitably big controversy. Here we take a look at the smaller end of the protest spectrum where folk are focusing on...

  • 1972 students protests

    Protesting Students in Seventy Two

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    We have to admit, this isn’t the best example of a student protest that we’ve ever seen. There are no placards being waved with witty slogans written on them, there appears to be no angry chanting and there’s not a megaphone in sight. This...

  • sixties Streetlife

    Streetlife in Sixty Eight

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    It’s been a while since we’ve rummaged through Nick Dewolf’s huge photo archive, so for this post we’ve had a good dig around the photographer’s collection to bring you a cool selection of candid black and white snaps capturing...

  • Billy Monk

    Down At The Nightclub – Billy Monk’s Sixties Photos

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    Although he never really set out to Billy Monk ended up unintentionally cataloguing the seedy underbelly of 1960s life in Cape Town in a series of excellent photographs taken over a two year period from 1967 onwards. His intention was to boost his income as a...

  • malik

    Malick Sidibe – The Eye of Bamako

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    To understand the significance of Malick Sidibe’s photographs from the 1950s through to the seventies you need to understand the history of Mali and the massive social and political changes it went through once it had shaken of the shackles of its...

  • james barnor

    The Photography of James Barnor

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    Ghanian James Barnor has been in the photography business for over fifty years.In five decades James has photographed a vast array of fashion models, snapped wildlife and street life in Ghana and captured the birth of multicultural London on film during the...

  • James Jowers Sixties

    Sixties New York – City of Strangers

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    James Jowers first became interested in photography when he worked in the darkroom whilst serving in the Army.When he left in1965 he became a student at the New School and lived on the Lower East Side of New York City. He worked as a night porter at St....

  • Swainson Woods Collection - Taranaki Tales

    The Swainson/Woods Collection – Taranaki Tales

    • 3184 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Everyday People3 Comments

    We have here a group of photographs culled from a collection made up of the negatives from two photographic studios based in Taranaki, New Zealand. The collection runs from 1927 – 1997, and is basically a recorded social history of that area. We have...