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Archive for the ‘Everyday People’ Category

  • A Day or Two in the Life

    • 2522 Views • 1960s, Everyday PeopleComments Off on A Day or Two in the Life

    Culled from one mans collection of photos, the following pictures are in chronological order, and chart his life from 1964 aged 21 to 1969 (possibly later, the last pics are undated). We have pics of the man himself, the girl he meets and subsequently...

  • The Pavements of Seventies New York

    • 7874 Views • 1970s, Everyday People, Literature1 Comment

    Call it what you want – the big apple, the city that never sleeps or just plain old New York. Here we have photos from two books that were published in the seventies and capture the street life of the city. The pictures were taken from the...

  • 1970 Yearbook Portraits

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    It’s long been a tradition amongst American colleges to compile a Yearbook at the end of the final academic term to enable students to look back when they are older and have their kids laugh at the clothes they thought were cutting edge and on-trend looking...

  • Notting Hill Carnival in The Seventies and Eighties

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    As this year’s Notting Hill Carnival looms on the horizon, we thought we’d treat you with two sets of pictures from the world famous London event that started way back in 1966. The first selection of candid photos were taken by photographer...

  • Seventies Wedding Reception

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    Regular readers of Voices of East Anglia may have noticed that we do like to post pictures by photographer Nick DeWolf. Usually we post our finds from his huge archive collection once a month, however when we found these funky seventies wedding reception...

  • This is London – Goin’ Back To The Boroughs

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    OK, there may be evidence such as police uniforms, venues on posters, number plates and the odd red bus that indicate that these pictures were taken in London, but apart from these obvious giveaways you could mistakenly think that some of these photos...

  • Everyday People – Charles Steet Fair, Boston 1970

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    In this post we’re going back to Boston, Massachusetts during the seventies to check out some more wonderful street life pictures from Nick Dewolf’s extensive photo archives. These great black and white pictures were taken at the 1970 Charles...

  • On Campus – University of Nebraska Omaha

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    Here we have some more On Campus pictures from the past, this time we’ve been rummaging around the Flickr pages of the University of Nebraska Omaha. We’ve picked out an assortment of pictures from their online library, including a mini skirt...

  • Manchester Rag Day Parade 1974

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    Previously we’ve seen Manchester fashion students strutting along the university and college catwalks, this time we take a look at the Manchester and Salford students’ Rag day parade that was staged in 1974. Here we have the students of...

  • Liverpool 1971 March Against Racism

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    We usually tend to focus on pop culture for want of a better expression but these photos from 1971 really caught our eye and the story behind the protest is quite an interesting one too. The Conservative government of 1971 is primarily remembered for one...