July 24, 2013
From America in the 1970s: Chicago’s African-American Community, one of 30 photos, part 3 of Documerica Week on In Focus. A student at the Westinghouse Industrial Vocation School on Chicago’s West Side, May 1973. (John H. White/National Archives and Records Administration)

From America in the 1970s: Chicago’s African-American Community, one of 30 photos, part 3 of Documerica Week on In Focus. A student at the Westinghouse Industrial Vocation School on Chicago’s West Side, May 1973. (John H. White/National Archives and Records Administration)

January 24, 2013
From Chicago’s Freezing Fire, one of 16 photos. A truck is covered in ice as firefighters work to extinguish a massive blaze at a vacant warehouse in Chicago, Illinois, on January 23, 2013. More than 200 firefighters battled the five-alarm fire as temperatures were in the single digits. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

From Chicago’s Freezing Fire, one of 16 photos. A truck is covered in ice as firefighters work to extinguish a massive blaze at a vacant warehouse in Chicago, Illinois, on January 23, 2013. More than 200 firefighters battled the five-alarm fire as temperatures were in the single digits. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)