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Protesters picketing in front of Isaly's, with signs that read, "Don't Buy At Isaly's Until They Hire Negro Counter Clerks"

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Creator:Harris, Teenie, 1908-1998
Title:Protesters picketing in front of Isaly's, with signs that read, "Don't Buy At Isaly's Until They Hire Negro Counter Clerks"
Date:1950-1970
Description:

The protest was sponsored by the Greater Pittsburgh Improvement League, and it took place in East Liberty. A woman wearing eye glasses is carrying a sign reading "Isaly's Will Not Hire Negro Clerks Don't Buy Here."

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Signs and signboards--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Picketing--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Men--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Women--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Discrimination in employment--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Discrimination--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 | 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 | 2006
Original Material:

black and white: Kodak Safety Film

Accession number: 2001.35.10733

Identifier: Carnegie Museum of Art 2001.35.10733

Multimedia identifier: 19683.jpg

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