The Village of Harlem, New York City 1970 photographs.

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The Ladies of Sugar HillPhotos taken:

From a Paris Match issue on Harlem in 1970. Jack Garofalo  photographed the neighborhood in July of that year.

1970 was such a crossroads for fashion too.  The men in the top and bottom photos might be only a decade apart but their clothing seems to belong to two really different eras.

1970 was such a crossroads for fashion too.  The men in the top and bottom photos might be only a decade apart but their clothing seems to belong to two really different eras. Continue reading

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The Art of ‘Loomis Dean’

mpdrolet:      Scorched and disheveled male mannequin clad in dark business suit standing in desert with lady mannequin in background, 7,000 ft. from the 44th nuclear test explosion, a day after the blast, indicating that humans could be burnt but still alive, 1955      Loomis Dean

mpdrolet: Scorched and disheveled male mannequin clad in dark business suit standing in desert with lady mannequin in background, 7,000 ft. from the 44th nuclear test explosion, a day after the blast, indicating that humans could be burnt but still alive, 1955

Loomis Dean