How we walked in Chicago nightclubs in the 70s

How we walked in Chicago nightclubs in the 70s

Categories: History | North America

Dangerous pimp guys and their hot chocolate girlfriends. They did not allow strangers to approach them, so these pictures taken in the nightclubs of Chicago's Southside are a real exclusive.

Thanks to this series called "Pulse of the Night", photographer Michael Abramson (1948-2011) received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1978 and began a successful career as a photojournalist. Today, his works adorn the collections of the Smithsonian Institution, the Museum of Chicago History, the Art Institute of Chicago, the California Museum of Photography, and so on.

And it all started with working as a club photographer in the black areas of the Windy City, where, amid the smoke and night fumes, he "stopped moments" that seemed so frivolous and fleeting, but remained with humanity for centuries.

How we walked in Chicago nightclubs in the 70s

How we walked in Chicago nightclubs in the 70sHow we walked in Chicago nightclubs in the 70sHow we walked in Chicago nightclubs in the 70sHow we walked in Chicago nightclubs in the 70s

Keywords: 70s | Ghetto | Nightlife | Nightclub | Photographer | Chicago

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