Published in cooperation with Carnegie Museum of Art With an introduction by Deborah Willis
The famous faces of Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong, Josephine Baker, Muhammad Ali, Jackie Robinson, and John F. Kennedy appear among the nearly eighty thousand photographs of Charles ""Teenie"" Harris (1908-1998). But it's in the images of other, ordinary people and neighborhoods that Harris shows us a city and an era teeming with energy, culture, friendship, and family. Har
Cheryl Finley is assistant professor of art history at Cornell University. She is coauthor of Imaging African Art: Documentation and Transformation. Laurence Glasco is associate professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of Ethnicity and Social Structure: Irish, Germans, and Native-Born of Buffalo, N.Y., 1850-1860 and editor of The WPA History of the Negro in Pittsburgh. Joe W. Trotter is Giant Eagle Professor of History and Social Justice at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of numerous books, including The African American Urban Experience: From the Colonial Era to the Present and Race and Renaissance: African Americans in Pittsburgh since World War II.