A group of young girls play with Barbies on the stoop of their East Harlem apartment, 1970 (left). Outside of St. Paul's Chapel, a man has his shoes shined in August, 1979 (right).
An old horse drawn carriage makes its way to Harlem in 1970 (left). A view of the World Trade Center under construction from Duane Street, Manhattan, 1970 (right).
In winter 1971, a large Christmas peace message reading "War Is Over!" was plastered on a billboard in New York City from John Lennon and Yoko Ono. The message protested against US involvement in the Vietnam War and was simultaneously displayed at Montreal, Toronto, Los Angeles, and at six European cities (left). John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono speak at a peace rally in Bryant Park on April 22nd, 1972 (right). The rally and march of some 30,000 persons in New York City was part of a nationwide day of protests and demonstrations against U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.
Partygoers dance the night away at the famed Studio 54 night club in Manhattan, 1979.
A young boy from South Bronx poses for a portrait in 1970 (left). A group of children walking home from school climb atop of a pile of housing ruins on Fifth Ave. at 110th St. in East Harlem, 1970 (right).