Welcome to “Sur” (South, So.Calif). These photographs are of Chicano “placos” (wall writing) painted mostly in the 1970s by gang members.
Posts Tagged: USA
Pregnancy and Poetry in High School
“Graduated 2009.” Powerful reading of a powerful poem.
Billy the Kid
Billy the Kid, born William Henry McCarty Jr.
Jerry Hall, Texas Teen
Above, sixteen year old Jerry Hall on a road trip in the early 70s.
Elvis fans are aflutter over his thirteen year old boy signature.
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.
Los Angeles Gang Members, 1992
Venice Beach, CA, rival gangs the Bloods and the Crips, agree to make a peace treaty.
Spot the weight lifters of Ritzville High School in small town Ritzville, Washingonton.
Prince Street Kids, 1978
In Little Italy, on the train to Rockaway, and at Rockaway Beach.
News-worthy pics of teenaged Lummi Indians participating in the 17th Annual ‘Stommish Celebration’ in Gooseberry Point, WA in 1962.