This year marks the 50th anniversary of the year 1967, the year we’ve come to refer to around here as the end of the heyday of the Ivy League Look. We plan to make it a theme throughout 2017 as we gather photographs and anecdotes about this pivotal transition year in American social history.
It’s also the 50th anniversary of the first Super Bowl. Here’s what the crowd looked like in 1967, as captured by the Associated Press. An exceptionally dressy gathering of football fans by today’s standards, and this is Los Angeles.
Which might explain the flamboyant fan in the center with double-breasted blazer and what looks like an ascot. Perhaps he’d just gotten off work at Paramount Pictures. — CC