Created by
National Museum of African American History and Culture, American, founded 2003
Recorded by
Patrick Telepictures, Inc., American
Interview of
Harris, Charles A., American, 1927 - 2016
Interviewed by
Salahu-Din, Deborah Tulani, American
Subject of
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Flash Newspicture Magazine, American, 1937 - 1939
Pittsburgh Courier, American, 1907 - 1965
Negro League Baseball Players Association, American, founded 1990
Date
August 2, 2016
Medium
digital
Dimensions
Duration (2016.129.11.1a): 59.63 min.
Duration (2016.129.11.2a): 59.77 min.
99.64 GB
Description
The oral history consists of 2016.129.11.1a and 2016.129.11.2a: two versions (unedited, and edited) of a single digital video recording.
Charles A. Harris was interviewed as part of the NMAAHC Donor Oral History Collection. The Harris family donated a camera, two magazines, an award, and several photographs to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
In this oral history interview, Charles "T" Harris, Jr. talks in detail about his father, the photographer, Charles H. Harris. He describes his father’s work as a photographer for Flash Magazine, where he got his start, and for the Pittsburgh Courier. He also discusses his father’s involvement in the Negro League Baseball and with the professional African American basketball team.
Place collected
Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Collection title
The Collection Donor Oral History Project
Classification
Media Arts-Film and Video
Type
video recordings
oral histories
digital media - born digital
Topic
Baseball
Basketball
Black Press
Communities
Families
Mass media
Museums
Photography
Sports
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2016.129.11.1a-.2a
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e9e6f580-9de5-4bb9-924e-16260e70788a
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