Captivating Photos of a Teen Gang in '50s Brooklyn
New York photographer Bruce Davidson documented a gang of troubled Brooklyn teenagers in 1959 that called themselves the Jokers. Check the album out here. http://www.retronaut.co/2010/06/the-jokers-1959/
Cosh Boys in Notting Hill, London in 1954 wearing finger-tip length jackets of a style which immediately preceded Teddy Boy style. Note the chain attached to the belt loop, which was a direct influence from the Zoot Suit. Following on from the Spivs and during the early 1950's some teenage gangs started to appear in the East End of London and they became known as Cosh Boys.