Welcome to “Sur” (South, So.Calif). These photographs are of Chicano “placos” (wall writing) painted mostly in the 1970s by gang members.
Monthly Archives: February 2013
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.
The World of Henry Orient (1964)
Henry Orient (Peter Sellers) is a concert pianist having an affair with a married woman.
Young Women of Algiers
This photograph of a probably newly married, Ouled Naïl Algerian girl was taken (by Lehnert and Landrock) in 1905.
Elvis fans are aflutter over his thirteen year old boy signature.
Cats and Dogs
A boy with his cat, a boy with his dog.
Teens of Berkeley, Oakland and L.A.
Forest nap, Berkeley, 2003. Photographs by Lise Sarfati.
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.