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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...

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