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Soldiers or National Guard with rifles lined up beside St. Benedict the Moor Church

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

April 1968

Medium black and white: Kodak Safety Film Measurements H: 2 1/4 x W: 3 1/4 in. (5.71 x 8.26 cm) Credit Heinz Family Fund Accession Number 2001.35.6822 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.