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Men and women gathered in Pittsburgh City Council Chambers, protesting housing conditions in Hill District, with signs reading "Better Homes or Bigger Cemeteries," "From G.I. Latrines to Hill District out houses," and "From G.I. foxholes to Hill District rat holes"

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Creator:Harris, Teenie, 1908-1998
Title:Men and women gathered in Pittsburgh City Council Chambers, protesting housing conditions in Hill District, with signs reading "Better Homes or Bigger Cemeteries," "From G.I. Latrines to Hill District out houses," and "From G.I. foxholes to Hill District rat holes"
Date:1945-1960
Description:

Men and women gathered in Pittsburgh City Council Chambers, protesting housing conditions in Hill District, with signs reading "Better Homes or Bigger Cemeteries," "From G.I. Latrines to Hill District out houses," and "From G.I. foxholes to Hill District rat holes"

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Women--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Men--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Picketing--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 | Discrimination in housing--Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh | Hill District (Pittsburgh, Pa.) | 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: Ansco safety film

Accession number: 2001.35.4593

Identifier: Carnegie Museum of Art 2001.35.4593

Multimedia identifier: 7482.jpg

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