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These 11 Photos of Mississippi In The 1970s Are Mesmerizing

The 1970s may not seem like that long ago, but a lot has changed since then. The decade known for peace and love was also a tumultuous one. In the midst of environmental and political changes and protests for equality, life went on. These 11 photos perfectly capture those “everyday” moments, offering a closer look at one of the nation’s most influential decades.

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Daniella DiRienzo
Even though she was born in New York, Daniella has lived in the south pretty much her entire life. The self-proclaimed southerner graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2011. Since graduation, she has worked as a freelance writer for several websites and opened a clothing consignment shop in her town of Picayune, MS.