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Happy 4th of July!

Leonard Speier, West Side Highway, NYC, July 4, 1976 (351.1981) For a dyn-o-mite celebration you have to see the fireworks. This year they will be over the East River and don’t forget to bring your flag!

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Independence Day

Henri Cartier-Bresson, New England, July 4, 1947 Independence Day. “This woman explained to me that the flagpole over her door was broken but ‘on such a day as this, one keeps one’s flag on one’s heart.’” I felt in her … Continue reading

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Tryst with Destiny

Lisa Larsen, Jawaharlal Nehru, 1955 August 15 is India’s Independence Day, celebrating the anniversary of the end of British rule and India’s subsequent sovereignty. At midnight on August 14-15, 1947, the first Prime Minister of independent India, Jawaharlal Nehru, made … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Charles Isaacs, Parade at Indiantown Gap, Pennsylvania, July 4, 1975 After the evacuation of Saigon in April 1975, the US State Department established four refugee resettlement camps in California, Arkansas, Florida, and Pennsylvania. From May 28 to December 15, 1975, … Continue reading

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