08 Jan '12, 3pm

Photos of the Bygone World of the Early 1970s: EPA's Documerica photos demonstrate progress made fighting pollut...

Photos of the Bygone World of the Early 1970s: EPA's Documerica photos demonstrate progress made fighting pollut...

January 8, 2012 at 9:40AM by Jim DiPeso | comment Forty years ago, the young Environmental Protection Agency hired freelance photographers to travel about the U.S. and shoot pictures of how the country was treating its natural resources. They did that and more. In a visual analogue of the Depression-era Federal Writers Project, the photographers compiled a trove of some 80,000 images documenting the people and places of that time, which was vastly different from today's world but remains a vivid memory for millions of Americans now in their 50s and older. The collection, called Documerica , was unearthed recently by the National Archives. (Many photos are available on Flickr .) A few observations are in order. One, it's hard to imagine today's EPA initiating a similar project without it being skewered by melodramatic vocal chords from the talk radio/blogosphere fever swamp...

Full article: http://www.thedailygreen.com/environmental-news/blogs/rep...

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