In 1925, educator Donald MacJannet opened an American-style summer camp for French and American students on the shores of Lake Annecy in southeastern France, near the Swiss border.
Posts Tagged: 1950s
Los Angeles, World Capital of Teen Fandom
Teenage is screening today at ArcLight Doc Fest in Los Angeles, so here’s a chronological compilation of LA teens doing what they do best — fawning over entertainers of all kinds in the entertainment capital of the world (the above photo is a Bee Gees concert in 1979!).
Who Were the Teddy Girls?
Writer and Teenage Blog reader Eve Dawoud saw our previous post on Teddy Girls and wanted to share with us selections of interviews she’s conducted with some of the real people in the photos — Mary Toovey, Elsie Hendon, Iris Thornton and Ted Burton — for an ongoing research project.
How To Be a Mid-Century British Teen
In the years that followed the birth of the “teenager” in 1945, British and American adults had no choice but to come to terms with the cultural and economic power of this new group.
Jones Valley High School of Birmingham, 1925-1974
Today Teenage is screening in Birmingham, Alabama at the Sidewalk Film Festival, so we’re celebrating Birmingham teens.
Cleveland Rocks and Rolls
Tonight Teenage makes its Cleveland debut with a sneak preview screening hosted by Bellwether, a project of the Contemporary Art Society of the Cleveland Museum of Art.
The Center for Jewish History‘s photostream is overflowing with camp pics of teenagers chilling at various summer camps—dancing the hora, shooting arrows, and floating downstream.
Spot the weight lifters of Ritzville High School in small town Ritzville, Washingonton.
East of Eden Screen Test
A screen test for the great Lois Smith in East of Eden (1955).
Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers
Fourteen year old Frankie Lymon, the genius soprano doo-wop singer and songwriter, talks about how he spends his allowance with an English interviewer.