Boomers Had It Harder Than You Think

Between violent crime and stagflation, the 1970s were kind of a mess

Two youths in Uptown, Chicago, 1974 / Danny Lyon (National Archives)
Lynch Park, Brooklyn, 1974 / Danny Lyon (National Archives)
JFK Airport, 1973 / Arthur Tress (National Archives)

Freelance writer/editor in Chicago. Words in Marker, The Atlantic, COVID Tracking Project, elsewhere. Author of ‘Chicago: From Vision to Metropolis.’

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