DOCUMERICA (1971-1977): John H. White, Chicago, Illinois,


BLACK RESIDENTS ON ONE OF THE BALCONIES OF THE ROBERT TAYLOR HOMES, A LOW INCOME HIGHRISE APARTMENT BUILDING IN CHICAGO. IT IS A COMPLEX OF 28 BUILDINGS LOCATED BETWEEN THE 3900 AND 5400 BLOCKS ON STATE STREET WITH 4,312 APARTMENTS HOUSING 25,220 PERSONS. A GOAL OF MANY RESIDENTS IS TO FIND A JOB THAT PAYS ENOUGH FOR THEM TO REACH MIDDLE CLASS STATUS AND MOVE. MEDIAN BLACK INCOME FROM 1960 TO 1970 INCREASED FROM $4,700 TO $7,883 BUT WAS STILL $3,603 BELOW MEDIAN WHITE INCOME, 06/1973

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