The Big Legacy Of Charles “Tennie” Harris, Photographer—LISTEN–
Charles “Teenie” Harris/Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg
Little boy boxer, seated in boxing ring, possibly in Kay Boys’ Club, circa 1945
Charles “Teenie” Harris didn’t need to wander far during his life as a photographer. His hometown of Pittsburgh, Penn., supplied enough images to sustain a career. For more than four decades, Harris was one of the principal photographers for thePittsburgh Courier, one of the nation’s pre-eminent black newspapers.