Celebrating Black History / Photography: Charles “Teenie” Harris

February 8 / 16 Hello and Good Morning! It’s Black History Month and Shadowbox is continuing to celebrate. This week we’re looking at Charles “Teenie” Harris.   all works by Charles ‘Teenie’ Harris Son of hotel owners Purchased his first camera and opened a photography studio in the early 1930s Between 1936 till 1974, Harris chronicled life in the black neighborhoods for the Pittsburgh Courier, one of America’s oldest black newspapers Not only did Harris photographed the Negro League baseball players of the Homestead Grays and Pittsburgh Crawfords, but he also played for the Crawfords when they were known as … Continue reading Celebrating Black History / Photography: Charles “Teenie” Harris