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Protesters including John Grice, Dorothy K. Williams, James McCoy, and member of NAACP Youth Council, standing outside of Jarman shoe store with NAACP signs reading "Don't patronize Fifth Avenue Shoe Stores," Downtown

Charles "Teenie" Harris (American, 1908–1998)

October 1961

Medium black and white: Kodak Safety Film Measurements H: 4 x W: 5 in. (10.2 x 12.7 cm) Credit Heinz Family Fund Accession Number 2001.35.5825 Location Not on View
 
 
 

Artist Bio

Teenie Harris photographed for the Pittsburgh Courier for almost 40 years, documenting life in the African-American community. His approximately 70,000 negatives, recently acquired by the museum, form one of the richest-known archives of Black life in an American city from the 1930s to the 1970s.