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Teenie Harris Photography Exhibit Opening Reception
Through the Lens of Teenie Harris: Activism & Spiritual Resistance, 1940-1970

Thu, 11 May, 2017 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Teenie Harris

Join the Holocaust Center as they open their next exhibit featuring photographs from the Teenie Harris Archive at the Carnegie Museum of Art.  The exhibit will have a central theme of activism, and will focus on three main topics spanning from 1940-1970: African-Americans during World War II, Jewish women’s involvement in social activism and reform in the 1950s, and Spiritual Resistance during the Civil Rights era of the 1960s.  

The opening reception will include a talk from Dr. Ralph Proctor, Professor of Ethnicity and Diversity Studies at Community College of Allegheny County, who will recount his memories of knowing Teenie Harris personally.  

Light refreshments will be served.  

Cost to attend is $10, and free for survivors and students with a valid ID.  

Contact Christina Sahovey at csahovey@hcpgh.org or 412-939-7289 to RSVP or for any questions.  

(Exhibit will run from May 11 – August 31, 2017) 


Location: Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh
826 Hazelwood Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Fees: $10
Contact: Christina Sahovey
Calendar: Jewish Community Calendar
Category: Holocaust Center of Pgh
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