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Two women wearing signs reading "Employees on strike for better wages and working conditions, Hotel & Restaurant employees alliance local 237," protesting in front of Fort Pitt Hotel with coffee shop on ground floor, and taxi cab stand on left, Downtown, another version

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

September - October 1946

Medium black and white: Ansco Safety Film Measurements H: 4 x W: 5 in. (10.2 x 12.7 cm) Credit Heinz Family Fund Accession Number 2001.35.32278 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.