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Jesse Jackson wearing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. pendant, unknown woman, Clyde Jackson, and unknown man

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

March 1972

Medium black and white: Kodak Safety Film Measurements H: 2 1/4 x W: 3 in. (5.71 x 7.6 cm) Credit Heinz Family Fund Accession Number 2001.35.8836 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.