These Photos, Taken Nearly 40 Years Ago, Show The Reality Of Economic Disparity In America

September 2, 2014 1:24 PM

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These Photos, Taken Nearly 40 Years Ago, Show The Reality Of Economic Disparity In America

Photographer Jim Goldberg has been a fixture in San Francisco for nearly 40 years. Decades ago, when economic disparity was an issues close to Americans' hearts nationwide, he was collecting documentary-style portraits of various Bay Area residents. The series, "Rich and Poor," captured images of the prosperous and moneyed, as well as the impoverished and penniless, amounting to a stunning slice of life in the late 20th century.

USA. San Francisco. 1979. "This picture says that we are a very emotional & tight family, like the three Musketteers."..."Poverty sucks but it brings us closer together."

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