Playing cards fly in this 1976 photo taken by Jill Freedman at a New York fire station. For her 1977 book "Firehouse," Freedman spent more than a year living side by side with the firemen.
At the height of her career, Freedman came alive walking the fringes of New York in the '70s and '80s.
London schoolgirls pose for a photo during recess in 1969. A retrospective of Freedman's work, "Long Stories Short," opens at the Stephen Kasher Gallery in New York on September 17.
A naked man walks through a New York hotel door in 1979.
People laugh in Dublin, Ireland, in 1984.
This photo, entitled "Roll in the Hay," was taken in Gneeveguilla, Ireland, in 1984.
Women sit at the Portobello Road Market in London in 1967.
Children ham it up in Dublin in 1984.
This photo, entitled "Horsey Gentrification," was taken in New York's Upper West Side in 1966.