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Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
William A. Harris, American, 1896 - 1967  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 8 3/4 × 11 9/16 in. (22.2 × 29.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 13 15/16 in. (27.9 × 35.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
1400 Wylie Avnue, Hill District, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1950-1960
A black and white photograph of Crystal Barber Shop and Billiard Parlor owned by William "Woogie" Harris. The photograph features the building with two neon signs that read: [Crystal Barber Shop] / Manicuring] and [Crystal Billiard Parlor / Shoe Shine]. To the left of the shop are additional buildings. Two unidentified men stand in the doorway of the shop. Other unidentified people walk on the street in front of the business. The bottom right corner of the photograph has a handwritten inscription in blue ink: [515]. The back of the photograph is blank.
African American  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  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
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Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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