Bygone Americana

A teenage girl mows the lawn on the corner of Naughton Ave. Staten Island, 1980s.
By Christine Osinski

A teenage girl mows the lawn on the corner of Naughton Ave. Staten Island, 1980s.

By Christine Osinski

(Source: TIME)

110th street, Harlem, 1981.
By Raymond Depardon

110th street, Harlem, 1981.

By Raymond Depardon

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

Charleston, South Carolina, 1984.
By Eli Reed

Charleston, South Carolina, 1984.

By Eli Reed

(Source: magnumphotos.com)

Dawn in her room, 1985.
By Joseph Szabo

Dawn in her room, 1985.

By Joseph Szabo

(Source: TIME)

800 Fox Street. New York, 1983.
By Ricky Flores

800 Fox Street. New York, 1983.

By Ricky Flores

(Source: The New York Times)

Silke and Becky, 1989.
By Joseph Szabo

Silke and Becky, 1989.

By Joseph Szabo

(Source: TIME)

Jones Street. San Francisco, 1987.
By Dave Glass

Jones Street. San Francisco, 1987.

By Dave Glass

To prepare rural students for a transition to city life, they received instructions on opening bank accounts and applying for jobs. Joe Wright and Stephanie Alexander met at a roller skating rink in Fairbanks, Alaska, on an ‘Urban Survival’ school trip. Circa 1980s.
By Don Dell

To prepare rural students for a transition to city life, they received instructions on opening bank accounts and applying for jobs. Joe Wright and Stephanie Alexander met at a roller skating rink in Fairbanks, Alaska, on an ‘Urban Survival’ school trip. Circa 1980s.

By Don Dell

(Source: The New York Times)

49ers fans celebrating in Cow Hollow after Super Bowl XVI. San Francisco, 1985.
By Eric Luse

49ers fans celebrating in Cow Hollow after Super Bowl XVI. San Francisco, 1985.

By Eric Luse

(Source: blog.sfgate.com)

A Vietnam veteran and son at an Agent Orange protest rally at the Texas State Capitol. Austin, Texas, 1981.
By Wendy Watriss

A Vietnam veteran and son at an Agent Orange protest rally at the Texas State Capitol. Austin, Texas, 1981.

By Wendy Watriss

(Source: The New York Times)