Mostly vintage (up through 1980s) New York.

10th August 2014

Photo with 510 notes

Fifth Avenue, 1987, by Richard Sandler [x]

Fifth Avenue, 1987, by Richard Sandler [x]

Tagged: 1980sfifth avenuenew yorknew york cityfur coat

10th August 2014

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Sixth Avenue anti-gay demonstration, 1986, by Richard Sandler [x]

Sixth Avenue anti-gay demonstration, 1986, by Richard Sandler [x]

Tagged: 1980sbigotryanti-gaynew york citynew york

9th August 2014

Photo with 51 notes

"Life on the streets: A homeless woman stands bear overflowing trash on Fifth Ave in 1980," photographer Richard Sandler [x]

"Life on the streets: A homeless woman stands bear overflowing trash on Fifth Ave in 1980," photographer Richard Sandler [x]

Tagged: 1980snew york citynew york

8th August 2014

Photoset with 167 notes

1980s AIDS activists [x]

Tagged: 1980shivaidsnew york citynew york

20th May 2014

Photo with 127 notes

August 1943. “Bear Mountain, New York. Interracial activities at Camp Fern Rock, where children are aided by the Methodist Camp Service. Loretta Gyles of the Methodist Camp Service pulling a bow.” … Photo by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. (via shorpy.com)

August 1943. “Bear Mountain, New York. Interracial activities at Camp Fern Rock, where children are aided by the Methodist Camp Service. Loretta Gyles of the Methodist Camp Service pulling a bow.” … Photo by Gordon Parks for the Office of War Information. (via shorpy.com)

Tagged: 1940snew yorkbear mountain

8th March 2014

Photo with 44 notes

Hare Krishnas in NYC, 1969 (source)

Hare Krishnas in NYC, 1969 (source)

Tagged: 1960share krishnanew yorknew york city

24th December 2013

Photo with 241 notes

Newsweek article, October 30 1967, via hippiesstolemyblog

Newsweek article, October 30 1967, via hippiesstolemyblog

Tagged: 1960shippiesnew yorknew york city

18th December 2013

Photoset with 327 notes

Scenes from NYC subways, 1970s, via npr.org

Tagged: new york citysubways1970snew yorkstreet scene

17th December 2013

Photoset with 110 notes

Top: Times Square peep show, 1981 (source)
Bottom: Times Square, 1970s (source)

Tagged: times square1980snew yorknew york city1970s

16th December 2013

Photoset with 69 notes

Top: Street sex worker arrested in 1970s in NYC
Bottom: Madam Sydney Biddle Barrons celebrates her slap on the wrist for a prostitution conviction. Barrons ran a high-end escort service in the 1970s till the early 1980s. (source)

Tagged: new york citynew york1970s