Original caption: Havasupai Indian Children. Photograph by Terry Eiler, 1972.
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Original caption: Navajo children make mud “flat bread”. New housing in background. Photography by Terry Eiler, 1972.
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Original caption: South Beach, Staten Island. Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in Background 06/1973. Photo by Arthur Tress.
Didn’t that kid see the sign from yesterday’s post?! No walking! No swimming!
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Original caption: Plum Beach, Sheepshead Bay 05/1973. Photo by Arthur Tress.
This caption just doesn’t capture the moment here! Let’s have a caption contest for this sad picture.
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Original caption: Municipal Incineration Plant and Landfill Dump at Gravesend Bay Serves as Playground for Neighborhood Boys 05/1973. Photo by Arthur Tress.
Sad stuff. Kids playing amongst some of the worst imaginable pollution. That’s the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in the distant background.
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Rock School, built in 1897, serves the children of the Piceance Creek Area near Rifle, Colorado. The one-room school house is run by teachers Mr. and Mrs. Stark, Apr. 1973. Photo by David Hiser.
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Rock School, Rifle, Colorado, built in 1897, serves children of the Piceance Creek Area. This one-room school house takes kids from 1st grade through 8th grade. This building also functions as a community center. Oct. 1973. Photo by David Hiser.
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More citizens from Rockport, Massachusetts, make it into DOCUMERICA. Here are some school kids singing the Star-spangled Banner at Rockport Elementary School. Taken by Deborah Parks in February 1973.
Do any of these kids look familiar?
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Focus on an awesome collection of early 1970's-era photographs by the Environmental Protection Agency.
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