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Two frames: Portrait of Mrs. Robert Licker wearing floral and circular patterned dress, standing in front of store advertising Franklin Sugar, Smithfield Street, Downtown; Portrait of Fletcher Boyd wearing light colored short sleeved shirt with eyeglasses case in breast pocket, standing in front of building, Smithfield Street, Downtown

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

August 1962

Medium black and white: Kodak Safety Film Measurements H: 2 1/4 x W: 4 3/4 in. (5.71 x 12.07 cm) Credit Heinz Family Fund Accession Number 2001.35.57427 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.