The Statue of Liberty hails dawn over New York Harbor in 1978.Photograph by David Alan Harvey, National Geographic Creative

The Statue of Liberty hails dawn over New York Harbor in 1978.Photograph by David Alan Harvey, National Geographic Creative

A solitary fisherman’s home keeps watch on quiet Placentia Bay in Newfoundland, Canada, 1974.Photograph by Sam Abell, National Geographic Creative

A solitary fisherman’s home keeps watch on quiet Placentia Bay in Newfoundland, Canada, 1974.Photograph by Sam Abell, National Geographic Creative

A farmer embraces his dog in his stonewalled field on Inishmore Island in Ireland, March 1971.Photograph by Winfield Parks, National Geographic Creative

A farmer embraces his dog in his stonewalled field on Inishmore Island in Ireland, March 1971.Photograph by Winfield Parks, National Geographic Creative

A boy sells lemonade from his front yard stand on Main Street in Aspen, Colorado, 1973.Photograph by Dick Durrance II, National Geographic Creative

A boy sells lemonade from his front yard stand on Main Street in Aspen, Colorado, 1973.Photograph by Dick Durrance II, National Geographic Creative

Women sit in a modern chic boutique in Casablanca, 1971.Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic Creative

Women sit in a modern chic boutique in Casablanca, 1971.Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic Creative

Pedestrians walk on bustling Dotombori Street in Osaka, Japan, March 1970.Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic Creative

Pedestrians walk on bustling Dotombori Street in Osaka, Japan, March 1970.Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic Creative

St. Lawrence River, Canada, 1974.Photograph by Sam Abell, National Geographic Creative

St. Lawrence River, Canada, 1974.Photograph by Sam Abell, National Geographic Creative

A young girl plays in a replica of a lunar-module in Toronto, Canada, August 1975.Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic Creative

A young girl plays in a replica of a lunar-module in Toronto, Canada, August 1975.Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic Creative

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Operators man computers at Eastern Airlines’ reservations center in Miami, November 1970.Photograph by Bruce Dale, National Geographic Creative The National Geographic Found Tumblr is now Webby award-winning! We received the People’s Voice award for Best Use of Photography.
Operators man computers at Eastern Airlines’ reservations center in Miami, November 1970.Photograph by Bruce Dale, National Geographic Creative

The National Geographic Found Tumblr is now Webby award-winning! We received the People’s Voice award for Best Use of Photography.

Operators man computers at Eastern Airlines’ reservations center in Miami, November 1970.Photograph by Bruce Dale, National Geographic Creative

A well-worn stairway leads to a house on Oahu’s North Shore, November 1979.Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic

A well-worn stairway leads to a house on Oahu’s North Shore, November 1979.Photograph by Robert Madden, National Geographic

Embracing the fjord, a dusk-dimmed Bergen laps against mountain walls, Norway, 1971Photograph by George F. Mobley, National Geographic

Embracing the fjord, a dusk-dimmed Bergen laps against mountain walls, Norway, 1971Photograph by George F. Mobley, National Geographic

A fortune teller displays her cards in Jemaa el Fna square in Marrakesh, Morocco, June 1971.Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic

A fortune teller displays her cards in Jemaa el Fna square in Marrakesh, Morocco, June 1971.Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, National Geographic

During a motorcycle race, speedsters careen into a turn in Sweden, August 1973.Photograph by Albert Moldvay, National Geographic

During a motorcycle race, speedsters careen into a turn in Sweden, August 1973.Photograph by Albert Moldvay, National Geographic

Boys play hockey when temperatures sink below freezing in Minnesota, February 1976.Photograph by David Boyer, National Geographic

Boys play hockey when temperatures sink below freezing in Minnesota, February 1976.Photograph by David Boyer, National Geographic

Two balls dropped from the tower in Pisa replay Galileo’s experiment, November 1974.Photograph by Luis Marden, National Geographic

Two balls dropped from the tower in Pisa replay Galileo’s experiment, November 1974.Photograph by Luis Marden, National Geographic