Category: 1971

On December 26, 1971, fifteen Vietnam Veterans Against the War…

On December 26, 1971, fifteen Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) activists barricaded and occupied the Statue of Liberty for two days to bring attention to their cause. Simultaneous protests took place at other sites across the country, such as the historic Betsy Ross house in Philadelphia (for 45 minutes) and Travis Air Force Base in California (for 12 hours). VVAW members in California also briefly occupied the South Vietnam Government consulate in San Francisco.

40 beautiful photos that capture everyday life of Crete, Greek…

40 beautiful photos that capture everyday life of Crete, Greek island in 1971.

Metro worker, Paris, 1971. Photographed by Dave Glass.

Metro worker, Paris, 1971. Photographed by Dave Glass.

Metro worker, Paris, 1971. Photographed by Dave Glass.

Metro worker, Paris, 1971. Photographed by Dave Glass.

Incredible photographs captured Philippe Petit walking on a wire…

Incredible photographs captured Philippe Petit walking on a wire between the two towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral in 1971.

Incredible photographs captured Philippe Petit walking on a wire…

Incredible photographs captured Philippe Petit walking on a wire between the two towers of Notre-Dame Cathedral in 1971.

Fishing in the Seine, Paris, 1971. Photographed by Dave Glass.

Fishing in the Seine, Paris, 1971. Photographed by Dave Glass.

Lower East Side, NYC, 1971.

Lower East Side, NYC, 1971.

18 black and white photos that capture everyday life of Notting…

18 black and white photos that capture everyday life of Notting Hill, London in 1971.

Abandoned baby sleeping in desk drawer at Los Angeles police…

Abandoned baby sleeping in desk drawer at Los Angeles police station, 1971.