Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Hill City Youth Municipality Pittsburgh, PA: Rare Photo of the Capacity Crowd Watching Pittsburgh's First Indoor Horse Show Which Was Held for the Benefit of Hill City

Black Buzz News Service
James S. Robinson, Jr. Project
Robinson Saunders Archives
Pittsburgh, PA
July 31, 2012

James S. Robinson, Jr., director of Hill City informed the City Fathers that this event would not be held if provisions were made for segregated seating in the audience.  The City Fathers took his advice and there was no segregated seating in the audience for the entire event.

This photo was taken by Pittsburgh Courier photographer, Teenie Harris and appeared in the Pittsburgh Courier on January 23, 1945.


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