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Elliott Erwitt
In 1950, 22-year-old Elliott Erwitt was commissioned by the legendary Roy Stryker to document Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as it emerged from a notoriously polluted industrial city into a cleaner, more modern metropolis. Shooting for Stryker’s newly organised Pittsburgh Photographic Library, Erwitt’s photographs captured the humanity and spirit of the people of the city against the angular industrial architecture. Drafted into the army in Germany just four months after arriving in Pittsburgh, Erwitt was forced to abandon the project, leaving his negatives behind. For decades, the negatives were held...

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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. View from the Cathedral...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October, 1950. Section near Penn...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October, 1950. Pittsburgh side...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October, 1950. Section around...
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USA. Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh. 1950.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Near Sixth Street...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. By Monongahela...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Sixth Street Bridge.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Sixth Street Bridge.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Demolition for Gateway Center....
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Overlooking J&L Plant.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Lalock Street.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Workman on wrecking project...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Workman on wrecking project...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Gateway Center demolition...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Workman on Gateway Center...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Workmen on P&LE tracks.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Monongahela Incline...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Saline Street....
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October, 1950. Children on Beelen...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October, 1950. Children on Beelen...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Mt Washington.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October, 1950. East Carson Boulevard....
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Boundary Street.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Shoe shine boy.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Liberty Avenue....
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Rooming house...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Rooming house...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Boundary Street....
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Poultry shop...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Boundary Street.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Taken within...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Outside Presbyterian...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. November, 1950. People watch Armistice...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. September, 1950. Saline Street....
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USA. Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh. 1951.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Beelen Street overlooking...
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USA. Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh. 1950.
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 1950. Waiting for streetcar downtown....
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October, 1950. Halftime during...
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USA. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. October, 1950. Halftime during...
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