These 25 Photos Of South Florida In The 1970s Will Make You Smile

In the 1970s, the Environmental Protection Agency sent photographers all over the country as part of the DOCUMERICA project. The project was intended to capture areas of environmental concern, but many of the photographers also ended up perfectly preserving this era in time and the spirit of the people around them. Photographer Flip Schulke captured these photos around South Florida and the Keys in 1975:

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What did you think about these photos? Do you have any memories of South Florida or the Keys in the ’70s?