Vintage Snapshots: Daily Life & Traffic In The Early ’70s

Today’s gallery of vintage images is a mix of casual daily life with some traffic of the period. The images have been slightly color-corrected for this post, and come from the Documerica project, found in the National Archives. The lead pic was taken in East Boston, in 1973.

South Pittsburg, Tenessee, 1972.

Lake Meadows Shopping Center, Chicago, 1973.

Staten Island, New York, 1973.

Leakey, Texas, 1973.

Philadelphia, 1973.

Key West, Florida, 1975.

Brookside Mine Co., Harlan County, Kentucky, 1974.

Downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1974.