“The Boomer Legacy” uses photographs, text and diagrams to explore impacts of the Baby Boomer generation. Launched in January 2013 and with 101192 page-views to date, the project is maintained in its author's spare time without any external funding.
The point here?… That images are a potent form of history, and history will not be kind.
Currently the project has 265 images and is 66% complete — click on one of the samples below to view it full-sized:
The following are some of the latest images added to the project:
What is a “boomer” ?
The demographic definition of “Baby Boomer” is limited to those who were born during the two decades after World War Two, when the sustained average total fertility rate was greater than 3.0 babies per woman (ABS, 2004):
More specifically, Australian boomers are those who were born between Q1 1949 and Q3 1964:
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