Monday, August 25, 2008

"Teenie" Harris Photos at Digital Library

Charles “Teenie” Harris was a photographer for the Pittsburgh Courier, one of the nation’s oldest and most influential Black newspapers. From 1936 to 1975, Harris photographed historic events and daily life in Pittsburgh’s African American community. His photographs documenting the Civil Rights movement are now available on the Civil Rights Digital Library, organized by the University of Georgia. The Civil Rights Digital Library is the most complete web site dedicated to the Civil Rights movement and is intended to educate Americans and others from around the world about racial reforms made during the 1950s and 1960s in the United States. It offers a digital video archive of more than 30 hours of historic news film and additional original documentation of the period, including oral histories, letters, diaries, FBI files, and photographs from 75 libraries, museums, and archives. Teenie Harris photographs can be accessed on the Civil Rights Digital Library at or on Carnegie Museum of Art’s website,

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