DOCUMERICA Returns to the Rockies
Side by side, Documerica’s photos reveal both the innocence and the danger of human choice. The images of 1970s Colorado are no exception. Bill Gillette, Boyd Norton, and David Hiser each contributed their own incredibly different views to this documentary. The following photographs are just the beginning.
Decades ago, the day-to-day moments captured by all of Documerica’s photographers created a powerful statement about our country and our way of life in the 1970s. Photography took place in all states and some territories – a wide net was cast document our environment in vastly different places across the United States.
These elite photojournalists, hand chosen by Gifford Hampshire and his team, achieved something remarkable that we attempt to be match today through its public progeny: State of the Environment.
The level to which Documerica’s vision is met, is up to you.
Documerica Returns Traveling Exhibit in Denver, March 4-15, 2013
We celebrate Colorado’s photographs and invite you to visit our Traveling Exhibit:
U.S. EPA Region 8 lobby
1595 Wynkoop Street
Denver CO 80202-1129
Documerica Then and Now
Share what Colorado looks like now with State of the Environment. Take a photograph that can stand next to a Documerica scene back then for our Then and Now Challenge. You can find Documerica photos from anywhere in the United States by following this easy guide.
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