Rare Snapshots from the Past That Reveal History In Stunning Detail


Katherine Ross as 'Elaine Robinson' in The Graduate, 1967.

The groovy era was a swirling blur of all these ideas about sexuality, personal empowerment, and spiritual awareness, mixed in with political and social movements. These powerful concepts were reflected in the popular culture of the times. Immortalized not just in the minds of those who lived it, but in the form of film, television, fashion, and music, so it could be shred for generations to come.

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Pictured here is Here’s Katharine Ross in the role of Elaine, the daughter of the iconic Mrs. Robinson in The Graduate back in 1967. In it, Dustin Hoffman plays Benjamin Braddock a recent college grad without any real direction. He heads back to his parent’s house and ends up seduced by an older woman, Mrs. Robinson, played by Anne Bancroft. As if getting involved with a friend of your parents wasn’t complicated enough, Benjamin then falls for Mrs. Robinson’s daughter, Elaine (Ross).