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A Black Mother And Child, Part Of The 1.2 Million People Of Their Race Who Make Up Over One Third Of Chicago's Population, 08/1973 | by The U.S. National Archives
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A Black Mother And Child, Part Of The 1.2 Million People Of Their Race Who Make Up Over One Third Of Chicago's Population, 08/1973

Original Caption: A Black Mother And Child, Part Of The 1.2 Million People Of Their Race Who Make Up Over One Third Of Chicago's Population. The Chicago Area Census Figures Show A Significant Gap In Economic Security Between Blacks And Whites. Of Families Earning Less Than $8,000 In Chicago In 1970, Some 50% Were Black Compared To 21% White Median Black Income At That Time Was 65% That Of The Whites, An Improvement Of 5% In 20 Years But An Actual Widening Of The Dollar Gap, 08/1973

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13693

 

Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

 

Subjects:

African-American

Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States)

Environmental Protection Agency

Project DOCUMERICA

 

Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=556145

 

Repository: Still Picture Records Section, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD, 20740-6001.

 

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Access Restrictions: Unrestricted

Use Restrictions: Unrestricted

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Taken in August 1973