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What The 70s And 80s Were Really Like, According To A National Geographic Photographer

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It's easy to think about the technological changes that have happened over the last few decades. TVs are bigger, phones are smaller (and portable), and there's all sorts of conveniences we just didn't have back then.

What we often forget though is that things even LOOKED different back in the day, as photographer Nathan Benn documented in his book Kodachrome Memory. Check out some of the pictures!

This look could easily come from the 30s or 50s, but it was actually the 70s

New Haven, VT (1973)Nathan Benn

Rural areas were pretty interesting too

Pattison, Mississippi (1973)Nathan Benn

Being a mom hasn't changed much, but fashion sure has

Hannibal, MS (1976)Nathan Benn

The rest of the photos are some pretty intense throwbacks...

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