Director John Huston and actress Marilyn Monroe are seen on the set of "The Misfits" in 1960. The photo was taken by Bruce Davidson and is part of the new book "Bruce Davidson: An Illustrated Biography."
The iconic Hollywood sign is seen from the back in 2008.
Construction work is carried out on New York's Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in 1963.
The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is surrounded at a news conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1962.
In 1955, Davidson photographed 94-year-old John Wall and his wife, Kate, in Patagonia, Arizona. "It was the gentle way they cared for one another, isolated in the forbidding desert and rugged mountains, that drew me in closer," said Davidson, who spent several weekends with them.
Cotton pickers in South Carolina sit on piles of cotton in 1962.
A girl in New York fixes her hair in front of a mirrored cigarette machine in 1959.
Bridesmaids attend a wedding in New York's Harlem neighborhood in 1962.
Isaac Bashevis Singer, an author who won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978, feeds birds in New York in 1975.
Firefighters turn their hoses on civil rights protesters in Birmingham in 1963.
Members of Yale University's football team rest in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1954.
A woman holds a phone up to an infant's ear at a New York prison in 1973.
Jimmy Armstrong, a circus performer, smokes in Palisades, New Jersey, in 1958.
People walk on a street in Chicago in 1963.