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Men protesting swimming pool segregation on Grant Street sidewalk with signs reading "We want democracy at Highland Park Pool, Mayor Lawrence, what do you want?" and "We fought together, why can't we swim together"

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Creator:Harris, Teenie, 1908-1998
Title:Men protesting swimming pool segregation on Grant Street sidewalk with signs reading "We want democracy at Highland Park Pool, Mayor Lawrence, what do you want?" and "We fought together, why can't we swim together"
Date:1949
Description:

Men protesting swimming pool segregation on Grant Street sidewalk with signs reading "We want democracy at Highland Park Pool, Mayor Lawrence, what do you want?" and "We fought together, why can't we swim together"

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Picketing--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Men--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Grant Street (Pittsburgh, Pa.) | Central business districts--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 | Swimming pools--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Segregation--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Discrimination in public accommodations--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: 2001.35.13770

Identifier: Carnegie Museum of Art 2001.35.13770

Multimedia identifier: 23412.jpg

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