Take a step back in time to New York City in 1959 with photographer, Bruce Davidson as he documented a gang of youths in Brooklyn.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. On the way home by bus.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. On the way home by bus.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Coney Island Beach.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Coney Island Beach.

USA. Brooklyn, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. Brooklyn, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Lefty showing his tattoo.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Lefty showing his tattoo.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Comic book store.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Comic book store.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. Brooklyn, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Bengie inside the candy store.

USA. Brooklyn, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Bengie inside the candy store.

USA. Brooklyn, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Bengie at Helen’s candy store on Seventeenth Street and Eighth Avenue, looking at Bruce Davidson as he takes a revealing photo of his anger and rage.

USA. Brooklyn, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Bengie at Helen’s candy store on Seventeenth Street and Eighth Avenue, looking at Bruce Davidson as he takes a revealing photo of his anger and rage.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. Coney Island, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. Coney Island, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Under the boardwalk at Bay Twenty-two. Left to right: Norman, Junior, Willie, Henry.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Under the boardwalk at Bay Twenty-two.
Left to right: Norman, Junior, Willie, Henry.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Teenager couple smoking at a kitchen table.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Teenager couple smoking at a kitchen table.

USA. Coney Island, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Bengie and friends at Bay Twenty-two, Coney Island. Clockwise from left: Bengie, Junior, Bryan, Lefty.

USA. Coney Island, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Bengie and friends at Bay Twenty-two, Coney Island. Clockwise from left: Bengie, Junior, Bryan, Lefty.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Backseat of a car.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Backseat of a car.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Coney Island. Kathy fixing her hair in a cigarette machine mirror.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. Coney Island. Kathy fixing her hair in a cigarette machine mirror.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. New York City. 1959. Brooklyn Gang.

USA. Coney Island, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. On the boardwalk at West Thirty-third Street, Coney Island. Left to right: Junior, Bengie, Lefty.

USA. Coney Island, NY. 1959. Brooklyn Gang. On the boardwalk at West Thirty-third Street, Coney Island. Left to right: Junior, Bengie, Lefty.

USA, Brooklyn, NY. 1959. Brooklyn gang.

USA, Brooklyn, NY. 1959. Brooklyn gang.