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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
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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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Local identification number: black and white: Ansco safety film

Local identification number: Accession number: 2001.35.4593

Local identification number: Identifier: Carnegie Museum of Art 2001.35.4593

Local identification number: Multimedia identifier: 7482.jpg

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
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.) | United States, Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Pittsburgh, 40.4406248, -79.9958864
Collection:Documenting Our Past: The Teenie Harris Archive Project
Institution:Carnegie Museum of Art
Contributors:Carnegie Museum of Art
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