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(Studio: Aaron Brown) The pictures taken by the late news photographer Charles "Teenie" Harris, of daily life in Pittsburgh's Hill district in its heyday of the 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, featured; sample photos shown. [Son Charles HARRIS - comments on the neighborhood.] ["Pittsburgh Courier" former editor Frank BOLDEN - says Harris was the paper's best photographer.] [University of Pittsburgh historian Laurence GLASCO - says this will be the best documentation of black urban life in the 20th century.] The court case over the rights to Harris's photographs detailed. [ReedSmith LLP Cynthia KERNICK - says Harris did not understand his signing rights; recounts her promises to Teenie to get back his negatives.] [Voice of Teenie HARRIS - recalls those days.]
- Brown, Aaron
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