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Punkers en new wavers bij Bunkerpop in Landgraaf 1988

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Post-mining subcultures

With the pit closure, a shared identity disappeared. Punk, goth, hardcore: young people looked for new communities full of like-minded people.

did or do you belong to a subculture?

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From the collection: documentary by unemployed youth in Kerkrade on the economic situation after the pit closure (1977):

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Flower power: commune on coal dust

Punkers en new wavers bij Bunkerpop in Landgraaf 1988

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Punk: anarchie in the mining region

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