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1950-1969 All things mid century.

Teens, c.1959-1962
Teenage boys with sodas.
Photo: Joseph Sterling 

Teens, c.1959-1962

Teenage boys with sodas.

Photo: Joseph Sterling 

Teen Boys, 1945


 a boy combs his hair and carefully puts in a front wave. a wave is acceptable to boys but curly hair is not.

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Flexing Young Bucks, 1951


Flexing their muscles for their mutual admiration and for that of passers-by, these California youths find the days go fast on “Muscle Beach” at Santa Monica.


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Teen Boys, 1949


"Teenage boys hangout on stoop of local store front."


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Teen Boys, 1945

"Teenage boys always carry a comb in their back pocket.”


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Boys, 1945

"Teenage boys spend most of their time just loafing around."


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