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Black Balloon Salesman On South Side Chicago’s 47th Street Many Of The City’s Black Business Owners Started With Small Operations Such As This And Grew By Working Hard, 06/1973

Black Balloon Salesman On South Side Chicago’s 47th Street Many Of The City’s Black Business Owners Started With Small Operations Such As This And Grew By Working Hard, 06/1973
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Image by The U.S. National Archives
Original Caption: Black Balloon Salesman On South Side Chicago’s 47th Street Many Of The City’s Black Business Owners Started With Small Operations Such As This And Grew By Working Hard. Today Chicago Is Believed To Be The Black Business Capital Of The United States. But Blacks Have A Harder Time Staying In Business Than Their White Counterparts. Statistics Note That 80% Of Black Businesses Do Not Survive Two Years. Racial Prejudice, Lack Of Capital And Expertise Are Partly Responsible, 06/1973

U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-13765

Photographer: White, John H, 1945-

Subjects:
African-American
Chicago (Cook county, Illinois, United States)
Environmental Protection Agency
Project DOCUMERICA

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