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Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
John Warren Ashmon  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 8 1/2 × 11 7/16 in. (21.6 × 29.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 13 15/16 in. (27.9 × 35.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
2935 Wylie Avenue, Hill District, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
October 1946
A black and white photograph of John Warren Ashmon, a cobbler, in a shoe shop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Ashmon is featured standing behind a counter that has shoes on top of it. Shoes line racks in the background of the photograph. The bottom right hand corner has an inscription that reads: [107]. The back of the photograph is blank.
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
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Labor  Search this
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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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National Museum of African American History and Culture