A Look Back at Harlem During The Summer of 1970 (Photo Series)

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A look back at Harlem during the summer of 1970 is all you need to do in order to realize that Harlem was cool when most of us weren’t even chilly. Basically, Harlem during the summer of 1970 defines coolness and originality, through the way people dressed, walked, talked and lived.

This amazing series of photographs is a look back at Harlem, during the summer of 1970! These priceless moments that act as a time capsule were captured by Jack Garofolo (1923-2004), a photographer for Paris Match magazine in the 60’s and 70’s.

When Jack Garofolo visited New York in the summer of 1970, he was amazed by Harlem, a place so full of culture and vivid in every way possible. Spending 6 weeks in Harlem, he managed to capture the life, places and people of Harlem, while they were attending their daily activities.

Harlem’s outstanding people from the 70’s, and their personalities, were perfectly described through these images that first appeared on the cover of Paris Match in October 1970.

This just proves to show you that Harlem was cool when you weren’t even chilly!

 

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