Log in
There’s more to see...
Sign up to see the rest of what’s here!
Visit Site

The Jokers

by Abigail Wilson
In the spring of 1959 Bruce Davidson met a group of teenagers in Brooklyn who called themselves The Jokers. In New York City there was an estimated membership of around a thousand. To begin with, Davidson's time was supervised by a social worker—someone who had been assigned to stop the gang from fi...

Related Pins

The Jokers from a photo collection by Bruce Davidson

love this girl... this is a series of photographs taken of 1950's teenaged gangsters.

Brooklyn late 1940s/early 1950s

Chalk Games, Prospect Place, Brooklyn 1950 arthur leipzig

A photo by Bruce Davidson, 1959, part of his project Brooklyn Gang