“But everything is different now, right?”
Probably 1950s or early 1960s.
Duke Ellington is the marquee name at New York’s Apollo Theatre
Probably late 1950s or early 1960s
Photo of Kumi Mizuno and Yoko Tsukasa at the 1963 World’s Fair
Aug. 9, 1960: Tom Morton of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals took the vital signs of a female indigo snake, which surprised the Manhattan furrier Hercules Cheropoulos one morning as he arrived at work. The snake was determined to be about five years old, three inches thick at its widest and five and a half feet long, but “how it got into the 62-year-old furrier’s shop remained a mystery.” Photo: Patrick A. Burns/The New York Times
Herman Leonard Herbie Hancock Herbie Hancock at the Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, N. J. 1964
Central Park West, 1960. Happy kid with cool balloons.
"Safety first: Parents and children respond to a wave of accidents by blocking their street and demanding the installation of a traffic light, Brooklyn, New York City. 1962" Photograph by Bob Adelman
The Peppermint Lounge, 1965.
According to the interwebs, this was where The Twist dance craze got started.
Beatles fans at Kennedy Airport, 1965, waiting for the Fab Four to arrive. Swoon.
Traffic on W. 41st Street, 1960s.
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