January 15, 2011

Two Youths in Uptown Chicago, 1974

From the National Archives:

Two Youths in Uptown, Chicago, Illinois 08/1974

Original Caption: Two Youths in Uptown, Chicago, Illinois, a Neighborhood of Poor White Southerners. The Inner City Today Is an Absolute Contradiction to the Main Stream America of Gas Stations Expressways, Shopping Centers and Tract Homes. It Is Populated by Blacks, Latins and the White Poor. Some of the Best American Architecture Survives in Her "Worst" Neighborhoods, Only Because It Hasn't Been Demolished 08/1974

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13498

Photographer: Lyon, Danny, 1942-

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