Time capsule: Photos of daily life in Taiwan 1971-72

A rare glimpse back at Taiwan in the early 1970s

Taiwan’ News
Date: 2017/01/20
By: Keoni Everington,Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(1971 Typical city scene with colorful advertisements lining the street, not unlike Taiwan today.)

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Covell Meyskens, a professor at the US Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California has posted a collection of vintage photographs on his website of ordinary people going about their lives in Taiwan dating from 1971-1972.

These rare photos provide a chance to look back at how much things have changed and how some have stayed the same over the past 45 years in Taiwan.


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