May 15, 2012

Wonderful Color Photographs Documented Everyday Life in Florida in the 1970s

In the 1970s, thousands of retirees from the North East started migrating to Florida for warmer weather and stress-free living. Developers quickly realized the opportunity and started building retirement communities such as Century Village in Palm Beach. Photographer Flip Schulke, who was commissioned by EPA to document the rise of retirement communities in Florida in the mid-1970s, captured the active lives of retirees in West Palm Beach, Miami and Key West...


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