Mostly vintage (up through 1980s) New York.

8th March 2014

Photo with 41 notes

Hare Krishnas in NYC, 1969 (source)

Hare Krishnas in NYC, 1969 (source)

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7th March 2014

Photo with 131 notes

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24th December 2013

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Newsweek article, October 30 1967, via hippiesstolemyblog

Newsweek article, October 30 1967, via hippiesstolemyblog

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13th December 2013

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1960, NYC housing protest in the Yorkville neighborhood (upper East Side.)
During the early spring of 1959, housing activists from across New York City began to gather at the 23rd Street YMCA to share stories and tactics from tenant and community struggles against urban renewal projects in the city.

Jane Benedict, a former labor organizer, founded the Yorkville Save Our Homes coalition to oppose the construction of luxury condos in her neighborhood. (source)

1960, NYC housing protest in the Yorkville neighborhood (upper East Side.)

During the early spring of 1959, housing activists from across New York City began to gather at the 23rd Street YMCA to share stories and tactics from tenant and community struggles against urban renewal projects in the city. Jane Benedict, a former labor organizer, founded the Yorkville Save Our Homes coalition to oppose the construction of luxury condos in her neighborhood. (source)

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27th November 2013

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Macy’s Day Parade, 1963

Macy’s Day Parade, 1963

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2nd September 2013

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Radio City Music Hall program for “The Absent-Minded Professor,” April 27, 1961 (larger version here)

Radio City Music Hall program for “The Absent-Minded Professor,” April 27, 1961 (larger version here)

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1st September 2013

Photo reblogged from Bygone Americana with 361 notes

bygoneamericana:

Crowds of people waiting to see Radio City Music Hall’s Easter show. New York, 1961.
By Yale Joel

On the marquee:  “Walt Disney’s The Absent-Minded Professor”

bygoneamericana:

Crowds of people waiting to see Radio City Music Hall’s Easter show. New York, 1961.

By Yale Joel

On the marquee: “Walt Disney’s The Absent-Minded Professor”

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31st August 2013

Photo reblogged from Retro New York with 147 notes

retronewyork:

Central Park Zoo, New York 1960 by Roadsidepictures on Flickr.

retronewyork:

Central Park Zoo, New York 1960 by Roadsidepictures on Flickr.

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28th August 2013

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by Bruce Davidson, 1960

by Bruce Davidson, 1960

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26th August 2013

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Sammy Davis Jr. performing in NYC, by Bruce Davidson

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