When I saw Bruce Davidson three months ago, he told me with a mixture of amusement and worry that the night before, a water leak had damaged a set of negatives he had only recently rediscovered. The negatives have since dried out and are safe now, but at the time he wasn't sure of their fate. These photographs were taken at the end of the 1960s on East 100th St. in Harlem, and Davidson would like to include them in this reporting on the glaring social and racial injustice on this impoverished New York street.
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