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Group portrait of four women, including one in light colored tuxedo and top hat, and India Wright in center holding two Vs, flanked by two men in fezzes and tails, including man on left part of the "Dancing Demons," posed in Harris Studio, for Double V campaign

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

c. 1940-1945

Medium black and white: Agfa Safety Film Measurements H: 4 x W: 5 in. (10.2 x 12.7 cm) Credit Heinz Family Fund Accession Number 2001.35.4879 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.