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Pamela Walck

Pamela Walck

The Search for the Lost Archives

A lifeguard’s strong dark arms buoy his young, light-​skinned pupil, as other children in the pool cheer their friend’s attempts to swim. The undated, black-​and-​white photo from the archives of the Pittsburgh Courier is part of a century-​long storyline about the lives of African Americans that the newspaper chronicled.
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