Photographic print of fire fighters from Engine Company Number 26

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2 images
Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 13/16 × 11 7/16 in. (22.4 × 29.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 13 15/16 in. (27.9 × 35.4 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Herron Hill Reservoir, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1954
Description
A black and white photograph of fire fighters from Engine Company Number 26. Several of the fire fighters are pictured holding a hose that is spraying water on the Herron Hill Reservoir in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Other fire fighters hold other equipment and stand around the men holding the hose. There is an inscription of a number in the bottom right corner that reads: [529]. The back of the photograph is blank.
Topic
African American
Communities
Men
Photography
Race relations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number
2014.302.77
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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