Every Thursday leading up to USGlass magazine’s 50th Anniversary celebration in August, USGNN.com™ is taking a look back at past issues and highlighting advertisements, stories and images that ran throughout the publication’s half-century life. This week, we look at a safety glazing report and a project story from the May 1972 issue.

First, here’s the safety glazing report, with information on injury cases involving architectural glass products.

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And remember when the most memorable glass curtainwall went up on the John Hancock Tower in Boston? Some of you probably do, but if not, we’ve got you covered.

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What do you think? What has changed the most since then, and what would you like to see in a future edition of Throwback Thursday? Leave your thoughts in the comment section, and we’ll see you next week.