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November 19, 2014

The World in the 1970s in Wonderful Color Photography

Here's a collection of 50 wonderful color photographs of the world in the 1970s via National Geographic Found.

Tuareg goatherds drink tea in their desert shelter at Hassi Izernene in Algeria, August 1973. Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic.

A Highland cow is bid on at an auction in Scotland, May 1970. Photograph by Kenneth Macleish, National Geographic.

Red sailed wood sailboats travel the winding Turag River in Bangladesh, September 1972. Photograph by Dick Durrance, National Geographic.

An East German man standing near the Berlin Wall, September 1974. Photograph by Gordon Gahan, National Geographic.

Swiss men playing 12-foot-long alpenhorns at a midsummer Alpine Festival in Switzerland, 1973. Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic.

Close view of a pet cat named Goldie, July 1972. Photograph by Bruce Dale, National Geographic.

Children circle around an ultraviolet lamp to get a dose of vitamin D in Murmansk, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, August 1977. Photograph by Dean Conger, National Geographic.

East German women harvesting sugar beets, September 1974. Photograph by Gordon Gahan, National Geographic.

Luray Cavern’s cave pool has become a wishing well where visitors toss in coins, Virginia, June 1974. Photo by David Boyer, National Geographic

Buckets of iron ore are transported to a major steelworks in Hunedoara, Romania, November 1975. Photograph by Winfield Parks, National Geographic.

A temporary vacant lot serves as driving range amid high rise buildings, December 1979. Photograph by H. Edward Kim, National Geographic.

Baseball is played by Caracas youth in a city sandlot in Venezuela, August 1976. Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic.

Friends gather around a summer campfire at Great Point Lighthouse on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, June 1970. Photograph by James L. Stanfield, National Geographic.

Fishermen load their catch of sardines into crates on the Adriatic Sea, May 1970. Photograph by James P. Blair, National Geographic.

Saint Christopher decorates an archway over a cobblestone street in Bavaria, Germany, March 1974. Photograph by George F. Mobley, National Geographic.

A lighthouse keeper warns vessels of Margaret Brock Reef in Australia, April 1970. Photograph by Joe Scherschel, National Geographic.

Three shafts of sunlight illuminate the basilica and its mosaic floor in the Vatican, December 1971. Photograph by Albert Moldvay, National Geographic.

Gulls take food from travelers on a passenger boat off the Channel Islands, Great Britain, May 1971. Photograph by James L. Amos, National Geographic.

An elevated view of the private gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand, January 1972. Photograph by James L. Amos, National Geographic.

A costumed dancer prepares for an international ballet competition in Moscow, January 1978. Photograph by Gordon Gahan, National Geographic.

A fire hydrant refreshes youngsters on a hot day in Harlem, New York, 1977. Photograph by Leroy H. Woodson, National Geographic.

An elderly couple poses beneath their youthful portraits in Virginia City, Nevada, September 1975. Photograph by James L. Stanfield, National Geographic.

A tractor creates a linear design in a rice field as farmer raises levees in Grand Prairie, Arkansas, 1978. Photograph by Matt Bradley, National Geographic.

An amateur orchid grower works in the window of his greenhouse in Silver Spring, Maryland, April 1971. Photograph by Gordon Gahan, National Geographic.

A field turns from orange to green as harvesters pick marigold flowers in Los Mochis, Mexico, 1967. Photograph by W.E. Garrett, National Geographic.

Vacationers lounge poolside at Kailua’s Kona Hilton Resort in Hawaii, March 1975. Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic.

A boy rests with his dogs by a gnarled carob tree in Capri, Italy, June 1970. Photograph by David Cupp, National Geographic.

North Korean school girls practice playing accordions, August 1974. Photograph by H. Edward Kim, National Geographic.

King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit in flash cards at a stadium in Bangkok, Thailand, July 1973. Photograph by Black Star Agency.

Michelangelo’s David is on display in Florence’s Accademia Gallery, June 1970. Photograph by Jonathan Blair, National Geographic.

Folk singers entertain Muslims during Ramadan in Cairo, Egypt, May 1972. Photograph by Winfield Parks, National Geographic.

Women enjoy the benefits of a heated whirlpool in Saint Petersburg, Florida, 1973. Photograph by Jonathan Blair, National Geographic.

An American restaurant chain is patroned by local Abu Dhabian men, October 1975. Photograph by Winfield Parks, National Geographic.

A mobile home shines amid eerie rock formations in Alberta, Canada, October 1970. Photograph by W.E. Garrett, National Geographic.

An old pearl diver in La Paz, Mexico, reminisces about an encounter with a shark, 1972. Photograph by Michael E. Long, National Geographic.

Elephants performing the long mount signal the end of the show, March 1972. Photograph by Jonathan Blair, National Geographic.

East German children nap in a collective day care so parents can work, September 1974. Photograph by Gordon Gahan, National Geographic.

Men soak in mineral-laden hot waters of the Rudas Baths in Budapest, Hungary, April 1971. Photograph by Joe Scherschel, National Geographic.

A woman harvests vanda orchids from Hilo nursery fields in Hawaii, March 1975. Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic.

During a motorcycle race, speedsters careen into a turn in Sweden, August 1973. Photograph by Albert Moldvay, National Geographic.

A fortune teller displays her cards in Jemaa el Fna square in Marrakesh, Morocco, June 1971. Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic.

Embracing the fjord, a dusk-dimmed Bergen laps against mountain walls, Norway, 1971 Photograph by Roland W. Reed, National Geographic.

A well-worn stairway leads to a house on Oahu’s North Shore, November 1979. Photography by Robert Madden, National Geographic.

Operators man computers at Eastern Airlines’ reservations center in Miami, November 1970. Photograph by Bruce Dale, National Geographic.

Pedestrians walk on bustling Dotombori Street in Osaka, Japan, March 1970. Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic.

Women sit in a modern chic boutique in Casablanca, 1971. Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic.

A boy sells lemonade from his front yard stand on Main Street in Aspen, Colorado, 1973. Photograph by Dick Durrance II, National Geographic.

A farmer embraces his dog in his stonewalled field on Inishmore Island in Ireland, March 1971. Photograph by Winfield Parks, National Geographic.

A solitary fisherman’s home keeps watch on quiet Placentia Bay in Newfoundland, Canada, 1974. Photograph by Sam Abell, National Geographic.

A young girl plays in a replica of a lunar-module in Toronto, Canada, August 1975. Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic.




5 comments:

  1. This appears instead to be Eakins Oval in front of the Philadelphia Art Museum, showing the Washington Monument and one of the now two circular monuments that flank it.

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  2. northierthanthou.comNovember 19, 2014 at 3:53 AM

    Great photos, but it would be nice to have a little more context. 'Eskimo' is pretty broad. Would be nice to know if these are Inuit, Inupiaq, or Yupik.

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  3. northierthanthou.comNovember 19, 2014 at 6:50 AM

    Very cool stuff. I especially like the ships in Bangladesh.

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  4. northierthanthou.comNovember 19, 2014 at 6:51 AM

    Looks pretty spartan. Very cool photos.

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