African Americans in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Black America Series)

African Americans in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Black America Series)

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African Americans in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Black America Series) by John M. Brewer, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh Courier


African Americans in Pittsburgh chronicles the distinct trends in this African American community. There was never one centralized neighborhood where a majority of the black population lived, and city schools were integrated until after desegregation laws were passed. Photographs captured by famed Pittsburgh photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris show the candid experiences of residents, including the achievements and celebrations of people struggling to put scraps of food on the table.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780738544878
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date: 05/28/2006
Series: Black America Series
Pages: 127
Sales rank: 1,225,458
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


John M. Brewer Jr. is a historian and consultant for the Pittsburgh Courier archive project, a consultant for the Carnegie Museum of Art's Charles "Teenie" Harris photograph project, and the curator and founder of the Trolley Station Oral History Center.

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