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Archive for the ‘Everyday People’ Category

  • 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...

  • All The Fun of The Fair – 1973 Michigan State fair

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    Roll up! Roll up! For all the fun of the fair! Recently we stumbled upon these great black and white photos from Joey Harrison which feature various punters and fairground workers at the Michigan State Fair. The attraction was first held way back in 1849,...

  • London Mods – Steppin Out in Seventy Nine

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    Back to 1979 and the filming of ‘Steppin Out’ a short documentary by female antipodean director Lyndall Hobbs studying the youth trends at the time. The film took a look at punks, Blitz Kids (early New Romantics) and the newly emerged ‘79 Mods.  ...

  • Everyday People – Atlanta Pop Festival 1970

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    While roaming around the internet looking for information, stories and photos of lesser-known festivals of the late sixties and seventies, we recently came across this great set of photos that were taken in 1970 at the second Atlanta Pop festival. The line-up...

  • Manchester Fashion Students 1960 to 1982

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    Instead of visiting one of the “Big Four” in fashion – New York City, London, Milan or Paris, we go back and take a look at the fashion students and their designs on the college catwalks of Manchester. These photos were taken in various...

  • On Campus in Seventies California

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    These photos were taken at California’s Menlo School during the seventies. Amongst the college captures are some students in some cool trainers and sneakers, an end of term chair prank, a school play and an injured student who looks like a...

  • Life In Johnstown 1968 – 1970

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    Whilst searching the net, we came across some nice photos of one mans depiction of small time America. We see photos of college life, town life, friends, classmates, and local bits and bobs, all in black and white. The subject is Johnstown, a small town in...

  • Everyday People – The Streets of San Francisco 1971

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    Previously we’ve visited San Francisco in our Hippies of Haight Ashbury post. This time we go forward a few years to 1971 and take a look at the lives of the everyday people on the streets of San Francisco (No pictures of Karl Malden included). Most...

  • The Opening of Circus Circus Casino in 1968

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    Ladies and Gentlemen – Roll up, Roll up! witness the high flying trapeze artists, the snazzy polka dot shirt wearing card dealers and the owner dressed like Willy Wonka at the opening of The Circus Circus Casino Las Vegas in 1968. Like the...

  • 1970 – An Amateur Band Play By a Nearby Barn

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    On a search for “Thunder Carolina” we found out that the Tom Cruise film “Days of Thunder was filmed there and that a new band called “Thunder Pigs” who have a Byrds/Neil Young vibe come from the same area. Then we searched for...