Eighth grad students from St. Bonaventure High School spend recess picking up litter on [Huntington] Beach, near oil wells, May 1972. Photos by Gene Daniels for Project DOCUMERICA, Environmental Protection Agency.

Get active for Earth Day 2014! Clean up a beach or some other shore line to keep the Earth Day spirit strong!

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Old Rockport Cemetery, Rockport, Mass., Feb. 1972. Photograph by Deborah A. Parks for DOCUMERICA.
The DailyDOCUMERICA team has recently taken up volunteer duties with Findagrave.com. Since home base is in the Washington, D.C., area, we’ve volunteered to help Findagrave users find and gather photographs of specific graves in area cemeteries, including the famously haunted Fort Lincoln Cemetery.
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Old Rockport Cemetery, Rockport, Mass., Feb. 1972. Photograph by Deborah A. Parks for DOCUMERICA.

The DailyDOCUMERICA team has recently taken up volunteer duties with Findagrave.com. Since home base is in the Washington, D.C., area, we’ve volunteered to help Findagrave users find and gather photographs of specific graves in area cemeteries, including the famously haunted Fort Lincoln Cemetery.

Add a photo comment of your favorite old cemetery!

Happy Independence Day from the DailyDOCUMERICA team! Have a happy and safe Fourth of July 2013. And stay tuned for more feature posts.
Caption: The Staley’s, residents of suburban Lakewood, Ohio, recently spruced up the doors of their 50-year-old garage with red, white, and blue paint. Apr. 1973, Lakewood, Ohio. Photo by Frank Aleksandrowicz.

Happy Independence Day from the DailyDOCUMERICA team! Have a happy and safe Fourth of July 2013. And stay tuned for more feature posts.

Caption: The Staley’s, residents of suburban Lakewood, Ohio, recently spruced up the doors of their 50-year-old garage with red, white, and blue paint. Apr. 1973, Lakewood, Ohio. Photo by Frank Aleksandrowicz.

Brief, but awesome interview with DOCUMERICA photographer Michael Philip Manheim re: his assignment in the Neptune Road neighborhood of East Boston near Logan Airport.

Near Logan Airport - a Delta jet coming in for a landing at Logan Airport in the Neptune Road neighborhood. Photograph by Michael Philip Manheim,  May 1973.


Michael Philip Manheim will be at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., tonight for a panel discussion with other DOCUMERICA photographers.

Fountain Square in downtown Cincinnati is a public square that works for the city and its people in a myriad of ways: light rain falls at end of noontime Israeli birthday celebration. Photograph by Tom Hubbard, May 1973.


Tom Hubbard will be one of the original DOCUMERICA photographers on hand tonight at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., 7:00 p.m., in the McGowan Theater.

ISAAC HAYES DANCERS PERFORM AT THE INTERNATIONAL AMPHITHEATER IN CHICAGO AS PART OF THE ANNUAL PUSH ‘BLACK EXPO’ IN THE FALL OF 1973. Photograph by John H. White, Oct. 1973.
John H. White will be on hand at the National Archives tonight for the panel discussion with DOCUMERICA photographers.

ISAAC HAYES DANCERS PERFORM AT THE INTERNATIONAL AMPHITHEATER IN CHICAGO AS PART OF THE ANNUAL PUSH ‘BLACK EXPO’ IN THE FALL OF 1973. Photograph by John H. White, Oct. 1973.


John H. White will be on hand at the National Archives tonight for the panel discussion with DOCUMERICA photographers.

Coal miner Wayne Gipson and his daughter Tabitha. Photograph by Jack Corn, Dec. 1974

Jack Corn will be on hand tonight at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., for a special panel discussion with DOCUMERICA photographers.

Teepee gas station on Route 66 in Arizona. Photograph by Lyntha Scott Eiler, June 1972.


Lyntha Eiler will be on hand at the National Archives tonight for a special panel discussion with DOCUMERICA photographers.