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Alberta Jordan Reaves protesting in front of Isaly's carrying sign reading: "Isaly's Discriminate Against Negroes By Refusing To Hire Them As Counter Clerks"

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Creator:Harris, Teenie, 1908-1998
Title:Alberta Jordan Reaves protesting in front of Isaly's carrying sign reading: "Isaly's Discriminate Against Negroes By Refusing To Hire Them As Counter Clerks"
Date:1950-1970
Description:

The protest was sponsored by the Greater Pittsburgh Improvement League, and it took place possibly in East Liberty. A woman in a polka dot dress is carrying a sign reading "Isaly's Dairy Stores are unfair to Negroes buy where you can work in every department."

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Reaves, Alberta Jordan | Picketing--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Women--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Civil rights workers--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Women civil rights workers--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Isaly's (Pittsburgh, Pa.) | Protest marches--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Signs and signboards--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Discrimination in employment--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Race discrimination--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Civil rights movements--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Boycotts--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
Original Material:

black and white: Kodak Safety Film

Accession number: 2001.35.10720

Identifier: Carnegie Museum of Art 2001.35.10720

Multimedia identifier: 19659.jpg

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