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Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Alexander Berry  Search this
Tula Berry  Search this
Alexander W. Berry, American, 1922 - 2008  Search this
Eartha Berry  Search this
Anthony Berry  Search this
Linda Berry  Search this
Shelia Berry  Search this
Marpessa Berry  Search this
Barbara Berry  Search this
Michael Berry  Search this
Brian Berry  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 12 3/4 × 15 5/8 in. (32.4 × 39.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 15 15/16 × 19 7/8 in. (40.5 × 50.5 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Ambridge, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
November 1962
A black and white photograph of the Berry family in their apartment. The family includes a mother and father and their nine children, positioned around a pot belly stove in a multipurpose domestic space. The family includes: left front row: Anthony, Linda, Eartha, Mrs. Berry, Sheila, baby Marpessa, Barbara; rear: Michael, Alexander Jr., wearing a "Sewickley Academy" sweatshirt, Brian, and Alexander. The back of the photograph has an inscription, by hand, of the number: [471] and a photographer's stamp.
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Children  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Families  Search this
Fatherhood  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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