Two young women eating caramel apples (possibly Schenley High School), 1940s. Teenie Harris. [Carnegie Museum of Art]     Teenie Harris, Photographer: An American Story: Carnegie Museum of Art, on exhibit until April 7, 2012

Two young women eating caramel apples, circa Photograph by Charles “Teenie” Harris courtesy of the Carnegie Museum of Art.

Chorus girls of the musical revue Chocolate Kiddies at the Admiralspalast in Berlin, 1925

Shuffle Along and the return of African-American musical theater to Broadway during the Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s

Chorus girls of the musical revue Chocolate Kiddies at the Admiralspalast in Berlin, Germany 1925

Teenage Dreams | 1950s - A group of unknown teeny boppers posing at the YWCA, Pittsburgh, PA.Teenie Harris, 1948–1960. Charles “Teenie” Harris Collection, Courtesy of Carnegie Art Museum.

"Teenage Dreams" Charles "Teenie" Harris Collection, Carnegie Museum of Art, these girls even have dirty shoes!

From Facebook - "Vintage African American Photographs" page 9/2015.  1939

Aunt and Cousin, in Longview, MS 1939 - Vintage African American Photographs by Damion Poe Black History Album .

60's Suits

Barbara Smith (right) and another model backstage at a fashion show in Barbara Smith would go on to become even better known as restaurateur, lifestyle expert and entrepreneur, B. Photo: Carnegie Museum of Art/Heinz Family Fund.

Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Erroll Garner, Billy Eckstine, Maxine Sullivan and Mary Lou Williams gather around a piano in Syria Mosque in Pittsburgh for Night of Stars, August 7, 1946

From Duke Ellington's ivories to Satchmo's riffs: The black and white images captured by Charles 'Teenie' Harris that re-tell the musical history of black America in the 20th Century

Tenny Harris-Happy together: Earl 'Fatha' Hines, Erroll Garner, Billy Eckstine, Maxine Sullivan and Mary Lou Williams gather around a piano in Syria Mosque in Pittsburgh for Night of Stars, August 1946

Three women, one wearing dark sweater with two daschund appliques, posed around a suitcase in front of brick building, 1940s.

Three women in the Charles “Teenie” Harris, photographer. Teenie Harris Photograph Collection, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA.

Two beautiful Los Angeles ladies, 1960.

Two beautiful Los Angeles ladies, 1960.

African American flappers and Jazz Age women — seejanesparkle

African American flappers and Jazz Age women

African-American flappers in fur and silk stockings - American history moment minimally, beauty at its finest to the max.

Share the rich history and heritage of African American debutante balls and cotillions!

Young women in gowns at Rhinestone Christmas Ball, Seattle, Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle

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