Sunday, March 11, 2012

A New York Minute: Random Images From New York City Circa 1972

Here's the latest sort and dump from the NYCDreamin Archives - Random Images and items from New York City circa 1972.

Previously:
Random Images Of New York City Circa 1971

A New York Minute
Random Images From New York City circa 1972
(Items are source-credited where available)

February 1972 BSA, NYC (Neal Boenzi - New York Times)
The 62nd birthday of the Boy Scouts of America was celebrated in February 1972. The Scouts planned to be more responsive to the needs of members and prospective members. Vice-President Spiro T. Agnew (far left) attended the Scouts Dawn Patrol Breakfast in New York City and he praised the organization for its efforts to preserve the environment.
(Niel Boenzi - New York Times)

June 1972 Abortion Rights March, NYC, NY (John Soto - New York Times)
In June a group of demonstrators, primarily women, marched on Fifth Avenue in New York City to defend the right to legalized, safe abortions. A man demonstrated against abortion within the group, ignoring the sign "our bodies, our lives, our right to decide."
(John Soto - New York Times)

April 1972 War Demonstration, NYC, NY (Leslie Leon from Keystone)
About 40,000 demonstrators marched through New York City in the rain in April to protest the war in Southeast Asia. The group, carrying banners, talking to bystanders and chanting, was mostly young people with a liberal sprinkling of middle-aged men and women.
(Leslie Leon - Keystone)

1972 Amtrak Metroliner Car (Mike Lien from New York Times)
New Metroliner, or 'Red Lion' cars were added to the New York-Washington DC route when Amtrak increased the number of trains scheduled on the popular East Coast run.
(Mike Lien - New York Times)

1972 - NYSE, NYC, NY(Dave Burnett from Life Magazine)
There was jubilation at the New York Stock Exchange when the Dow-Jones industrial agerage passed the 1,000 mark - and then crossed above 1,000 for the first time ever.
(Dave Burnet - Life Magazine)

1972 Injured Policeman, Harlem, NYC (Wide World)
Two plainclothesmen brandish pistols while an injured policeman is dragged to safety during disturbances in New York City's Harlem.
(Wide World)

April 1972 Attica PR Photo (Wide World)
A photo released in April by the New York State Special Comission on Attica shows guarded inmates after the rebellio of the previous September.
(Wide World)

1972 Harlem Hospital Workers Protest, Harlem, NYC (New York Times)
Staff members at Harlem Hospital in New York City block streets with hospital beds during a demonstration for better medical care.
(New York Times)

1972 Yeshiva Student Protest, NYC, NY (Edward Hausner - New York Times)
New York City Jews protest the conviction in Israel of two Yeshiva students arrested for attempted arson of a pornography shop.
(Edward Hausner - New York Times)

July 1972 Burnt Feeder Cables, NYC, NY (Wide World)
Power failure caused by burned out feeder cables affected more than 215,000 New York City residents during a summer hgeat wave in July.
(Wide World)

1972 Good Earth Shopper, NYC, NY (Chie Nishio - Nancy Palmer Agency)
A shopper selects organically grown produce at the Good Earth, one of more than 100 heatlth food stores in New York City. In 1962 there were barely a dozen such stores in the city.
(Chie Nishio - Nancy Palmer Agency)

1972 NYPD Examine Letter Bomb, NYC, NY (Jack Smith - New York Daily News)
New York City police demolition experts examine a letter bomb. More than 50 such devices were sent to Israelis and Jews in a number of countries. Arab terrorists were responsible.
(Jack Smith - New York Daily News)

1972 Tending Plants at the Jewish Braile Institute, NYC, NY (Barton Silverman, New York Times)
A new garden for blind people was opened at the Jewish Braile Institute in New York City in 1972. Special Features included braile signs. Plants were chosen for fragrance and texture.
(Barton Silverman - New York Times)

October 1972 Thomas Mallias and Family, NYC, NY (Meyer Liebowitz from the New York Times)
Thomas Mallias and his family, who overpowered the crew of a Albanian trawler to escape to Corfu, Greece, arrived in New York City in October.
(Meyer Liebowitz - New York Times)

1972 Welfare Island-Manhatan Subway Tunnel, NYC, NY (Lee Romero from the New York Times)
A new subway tunnel linking Welfare Island and Manhatan Island in New York City was being built with prefabricated sections laid under the East River.
(Lee Romero - New York Times)

1972 Community Resources Institute, NYC (Community Resources Institute of New York)
The Community Resources Institute of the City University of New York runs special workshops for teachers and professionals to equip them for working with children in open classrooms.
(Community Resources Institute of the City University of New York)

1972 Male ATT Operator, NYC, NY (Wide World)
Two men operate a switchboard for the American Telephone and Telegraph Co. in New York City. The telephone industry was a leader in breaking down sex barriers to employment.
(Wide World)

1972 Brooklyn Museum School of Art Advert. Image (Arnold Beckerman for Brooklyn Museum School of Art from Keystone)
As part of a new ad campaign for the Brooklyn Museum School of Art, this striking ad by Dick Levy not only brought in its share of new students but won four national awards as well.
(Arnold Beckerman - Brooklyn Museum School of Art - Keystone)

1972 Unemployment Rally, NYC, NY (Leonard Freed for Magnum)
Vocal veterans rally for jobs in New York City. Even educated vets are finding it hard to get employment.
(Leonard Freed - Magnum)

1972 Bo Diddley @ MSG, NYC, NY
Bo Diddley - Madison Square Garden, NYC, NY
(Rolling Stone Magazine - Issue N/A)

1972 Bo Diddley-Chuck Berry @ MSG, NYC, NY
Bo Didley & Chuck Berry, Madison Sqaure Garden, NYC, NY
(Rolling Stone Magazine - Issue N/A)

1972 NYC Subway Grafitti (Wide World)
The walls of New York City subway cars are favorite locations for grafitti "artists." The city spends millions of dollars each year to repaint such walls.
(Wide World)

02-19-72 Lee Morgan Killed @ Slugs, NYC01
02-19-72 Lee Morgan Killed @ Slugs, NYC02
02/19/72 Lee Morgan gunned down at Slug's, NYC, NY
(Rolling Stone Magaine - 03/30/72)

1972 Bowie-Iggy-Reed @ NYC by Mick Rock
Bowie-Iggy-Reed - NYC, 1972 by Mick Rock
(Rolling Stone Magazine - Issune N/A)

Rolling Stones @ Madison Square Garden, NYC, NY - 1972

(Newsweek Magazine - 08/07/72)
08-07-72 Newsweek Magazine (Rolling Stones NYC)04

08-07-72 Newsweek Magazine (Rolling Stones NYC)01

08-07-72 Newsweek Magazine (Rolling Stones NYC)02

08-07-72 Newsweek Magazine (Rolling Stones NYC)03

(Rolling Stone Magazine - Issue N/A)
1972 Rolling Stones @ MSG, NYC, NY01

(Rolling Stone Magazine - 08/31/72 - Partial)
1972 Rolling Stones @ MSG, NYC, NY02a
1972 Rolling Stones @ MSG, NYC, NY02b
1972 Rolling Stones @ MSG, NYC, NY02c

1972 Rolling Stones @ MSG, NYC, NY03b
Bianca Jagger got out of the plane while Ahmet Ertegun was still at the top of the stairs.

1972 Rolling Stones @ MSG, NYC, NY03
A cigarette was proffered to Bianca, Mick and Ahmet.

1972 Rolling Stones @ MSG, NYC, NY04
Andy Warhol, Princess Radziwill and Truman Capote travelled the poloroid circuit.

1972 Rolling Stones @ MSG, NYC, NY05
Not all the show was on stage. The audience starred in the streets where tickets were going for up to $250.

1972 Rolling Stones @ MSG, NYC, NY06

1972 Rolling Stones @ MSG, NYC, NY07
Rolling Stones on stage at Madison Square Garden, NYC, NY

1972 Raquel Welch Press Conference, NYC, NY
(Source N/A)

03-30-72 Newsmen as NYPD News Item(Rolling Stone Magazine)
(Rolling Stone Magazine - 03/30/72)

1972 Dick Cavett, Bronx, NYC
(Rolling Stone Magazine - 08/31/72)

09-12-72 Faces @ MSG, NY (Rolling Stone Magazine)
09/12/72 Faces @ Madison Square Garden, NYC, NY
(Rolling Stone Magazine - 10/12/72)

1972 John Lennon - Central Park, NYC, NY
John Lennon- Central Park, 1972
(Rolling Stone Magazine - Date N/A)

Newport in NY '72 Ad(top)
Newport in NY '72 Ad(bottom)
Newport in NYC 1972

1972 Rikers Prison Book Drive Teen, NYC (12/15/72 Life Magazine)
Full Bookshelves for a Prison
(Life Magazine - 12/15/72)

1972 De-Polluting A NYC Pond (12/15/72 Life Magazine)
De-Polluting a neighborhood pond
(Life Magazine - 12/15/72)

Bethesda Fountain, Central Park, NYC, 1972
Bethesda Fountain, Central Park, NYC, NY

-end 1972


*Coming Soon: Random Images of New York City circa 1973

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