Bowery Boys

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For the group of actors who made a series of films between 1946 and 1958, see The Bowery Boys.
View of fight between two gangs, the "Dead Rabbits" and the "Bowery Boys" in the Sixth Ward, New York City

The Bowery Boys were a nativist, anti-Catholic, and Anti-Irish gang based north of the Five Points district of New York City in the mid-19th century. They were primarily stationed in the Bowery section of Manhattan, which, at the time, extended north of the Five Points. It was said that the gang was so popular during its time that many of the lesser gangs of the Bowery followed it in its various fights with the Dead Rabbits.

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