The Jokers, Brooklyn Gang, 1959

Bruce Davidson’s 1959 project Brooklyn Gang is an intimate photographic study of a rebellious Brooklyn teenage gang, who called themselves The Jokers. Not only is Davidson’s work a sincere portrayal of troubled teenagers coming of age, but it also acts as a documentation of teenage life during 1950s, exposing the emotional climate of that time period and exposing the dark side of a supposedly innocent time period. – Wikipedia

Via How To Be A Retronaut

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~ by The 1955 Hudson on August 24, 2011.

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