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Black Youngsters Cool Off With Fire Hydrant Water On Chicago's South Side In The Woodlawn Community, 06/1973 | by The U.S. National Archives
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Black Youngsters Cool Off With Fire Hydrant Water On Chicago's South Side In The Woodlawn Community, 06/1973

Original Caption: Black Youngsters Cool Off With Fire Hydrant Water On Chicago's South Side In The Woodlawn Community. The Kids Don't Go To The City Beaches And Use The Fire Hydrants To Cool Off Instead It's A Tradition In The Community, Comprised Of Very Low Income People. The Area Has High Crime And Fire Records. From 1960 To 1970 The Percentage Of Chicago Blacks With An Income Of $7,000 Or More Jumped From 26% To 58%, 06/1973

 

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13684

 

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=556136

 

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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Taken in June 1973