Remembering Earth Day 1970

Wonderful Earth Day photographic memories from another WordPress Blogger.

Melabee M Miller's Unique Blog

On the first Earth Day I was working at a design office on 22nd Street in New York City near the intersection of Fifth Avenue and Broadway.  Watching from my 5th floor studio window,  I saw the first parade participants marching downtown.  I picked up my camera and ran outside.  Here are a few things that I saw.

Earth Day New York City

New York City Earth Day

Banner Earth Day 1970

I usually don’t shoot people but Earth Day was such important event,  I had to be part of it and that paid off.  My photo was published on the cover of the Italian design magazine, domus.

Cover of the July 1970 issue of domus magazine

And, yes, the photo was printed upside down-on purpose.

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