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Archive for the ‘Youth Culture’ Category

  • Haight Street Hippies of Sixty Seven

    • 11534 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Everyday People, Photographers, Youth CultureComments Off on Haight Street Hippies of Sixty Seven

    Our recent feature on Beatniks traced the evolution from beatniks to hippies and dwelled briefly on the early hippies in 1967 San Francisco. The term was first coined in 1965 by San Francisco journalist Michael Fallon to describe some of the beatniks who had...

  • The Beatnik Generation

    • 49207 Views • 1950s, 1960s, Youth CultureComments Off on The Beatnik Generation

    Whilst many of us know the term ‘beatnik’ and are aware of the old cliché of berets, roll-neck jumpers, goatee beards and saying the word daddio a lot how many of us actually know the history behind the beatniks, where they started from, what they did...

  • Lesser-Known Youth Culture – Juggalos

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    When we started VoEA one of the areas we wanted to feature was obscure and sometimes bizarre youth cults that never seem to get mentioned elsewhere. We all know about punks, mods, rockers, teddy boys etc but rarely do the lesser-known youth cults get a...

  • Hippy High School Fashion

    • 7496 Views • 1960s, Everyday People, Fashion, Youth CultureComments Off on Hippy High School Fashion

    It’s 1969 and floppy hats, flared trousers and other far out fashions are the student attire of the day. These photos from the Life magazine archives were taken by Arthur Schatz. The pictures capture a day in the life of students attending an American...

  • Soul on Bikes – The East Bay Dragons

    • 7251 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Transport, Youth CultureComments Off on Soul on Bikes – The East Bay Dragons

    While East Anglia’s biker gang The Outcasts cruised the promenade of Great Yarmouth, The East Bay Dragons were riding on the mean streets of Oakland, California.  The All Harley Davidson Black American biker gang started  as a car club in the 1950s...

  • Belgian Popcorn Documentary

    • 4108 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Documentary, Music, Vinyl, Youth CultureComments Off on Belgian Popcorn Documentary

    Here we have a short documentary covering the Belgian Popcorn scene in the seventies. The scene was the equivalent of the Northern Soul movement that swept Britain during the 1970s...

  • The Outcasts – 1985 East Anglian Biker Gang Documentary

    • 12289 Views • 1980s, Documentary, Television, Youth CultureComments Off on The Outcasts – 1985 East Anglian Biker Gang Documentary

    While their counterparts in America were cruising in the sunshine down Route 66, East Anglian biker gang The Outcasts were riding up and down the promenade of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. Here we have for your viewing pleasure 50 minutes of footage from a 1985...