The Tumultuous Fifties: A View from the New York Times Photo Archives

March 12, 2004 – May 9, 2004

National Museum of American History
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

3rd Floor, Documentary Photo Gallery Floor Plan

On view are more than 100 New York Times's vintage b&w photographs taken between 1950 and 1959. Focusing on a decade distinguished by changes in the cultural landscape, the exhibition explores a range of subjects from Elvis Presley to civil rights to nuclear weaponry.