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Reverend Charles Foggie presenting plaque inscribed "Radio Station WAMO...Presented by National Association for the Advancement of Colored People" to WAMO manager Leonard Walk, with Marion Jordon looking on, at Wesley Center A.M.E. Zion Church

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

April 1958

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 2001.35.12380 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.