I saw it [as it was] in these pictures

“Have you looked at the new exhibit, The City Lost and Found?”

Husband: Yeah – I grew up in New York, so during that time I saw it [as it was] in these pictures.

“How was that?”

Husband: They brought it back to a period where it wasn’t in its finest, is the main thing, but that’s the reality.

“Do you think it depicted New York accurately?”

Husband: Yeah, oh yeah, definitely. What happened in Watts too, though I was really young at the time, but I remember all of it, but some of it … You look at it, and you vaguely remember pictures of that time. You kinda remember things from the news that went on. It’s interesting to see that.

Photo and Interview by Pleasant Garner and Jane Urheim

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