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Picketers outside of the Penn Sheraton Hotel protesting Alabama Governor George Wallace's visit to Pittsburgh

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Creator:Harris, Teenie, 1908-1998
Title:Picketers outside of the Penn Sheraton Hotel protesting Alabama Governor George Wallace's visit to Pittsburgh
Date:1963-1972
Description:

Some of the protesters wear sashes reading "Allegheny [Co.?] NAACP," some carry illegible banners, and at least one has a sandwich board reading "Down with Racism NAACP." The hotel marquee advertises the Steve Gibson Riverboat Room.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998 | Picketing--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Political activists--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Demonstrations--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Central business districts--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Governors--Alabama | Women--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Men--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | African Americans--Civil rights--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Civil rights workers--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | African American civil rights workers--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Civil rights movements--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh (Pa.) | Allegheny County (Pa.)
Collection:Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project
Institution:Carnegie Museum of Art
Contributors:Teenie Harris Archives (Carnegie Museum of Art) | Carnegie Museum of Art
Online Publisher:[Pittsburgh, Penn.] : Carnegie Museum of Art | 2006
Original Material:

black and white: Kodak safety film

Accession number: 2001.35.8874

Identifier: Carnegie Museum of Art 2001.35.8874

Multimedia identifier: 17018.jpg

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