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Susan Meiselas
From 1972 to 1975, Susan Meiselas spent her summers photographing and interviewing women who performed striptease for small town carnivals in New England, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina. As she followed the girl shows from town to town, she portrayed the dancers on stage and off, photographing their public performances as well as their private lives. She also taped interviews with the dancers, their boyfriends, the show managers, and paying customers. Meiselas' frank description of the lives of these women brought a hidden world to public attention. Produced during the early years of the women's...

Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Barton, Vermont. 1974. Shortie on the Bally.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. The Girl Show.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Barton, Vermont. 1974. Larry's Bally Hoo.
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Susan Meiselas 1975

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1975. Competing for clients.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. The Bally call.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Essex Junction, Vermont. 1974. The managers.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. The Snapshot.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Woodstock, Vermont. 1973. Teen Dream.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Gawker.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Afternoon tease.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Tom, the talker.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Essex Junction, Vermont. 1973. Lena on the Bally Box.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Patty's show.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Barton, Vermont. 1974. Lena.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Essex Junction, Vermont. 1974. The Wives.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Barton, Vermont. 1974. Tami waiting for the crowd.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Before the show.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Essex Junction, Vermont. 1974. Young gawker.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Barton, Vermont. 1974. Tami playing to the crowd.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Barton, Vermont. 1974. Lena and Tom working the show.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Nothing fancy.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Lulu and Mitzi.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Barton, Vermont. 1974. Tami and Shortie, sharing smoke.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Essex Junction, Vermont. 1973. The Tease.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Rained out.
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Susan Meiselas 1975

USA. Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 1975. Backstage.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Showhegan, Maine. 1973. Shortie and Larry getting ready....
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Susan Meiselas 1975

USA. Fryeburg, Maine. 1975. Playing around.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Essex Junction, Vermont. 1973. Curtain call.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Presque Isle, Maine. 1973. First dance.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Presque Isle, Maine. 1973. Keeping the crowd.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Barton, Vermont. 1974. Through the dressing room.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. South Carolina. 1973. Shortie at work.
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Susan Meiselas 1975

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1975. Playing strong.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Essex Junction, Vermont. 1973. Lawrence changing the record....
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Susan Meiselas 1975

USA. Fryeburg, Maine. 1975. Between shows.
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Susan Meiselas 1975

USA. Fryeburg, Maine. 1975. Last Night.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. No crowd.
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Susan Meiselas 1975

USA. Fryeburg, Maine. 1975. The dressing room.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Essex Junction, Vermont. 1973. Bitching.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Lulu and Debbie.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Tentful of marks.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Frenzy.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Essex Junction, Vermont. 1973. Waiting for the tent to fill....
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Essex Junction, Vermont. 1973. Late Show.
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Susan Meiselas 1973

USA. Presque Isle, Maine. 1973. Shortie.
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Susan Meiselas 1974

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1974. Debbie's Night.
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Susan Meiselas 1975

USA. Tunbridge, Vermont. 1975. Taking turns.
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