The Nixon Theater on Sixth Avenue was arguably the city’s most elegant theater.
The Pittsburgh Press
Built at the intersection of Liberty Ave and Ferry St, currently known as Stanwix St, the building served as a station of the Wabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway.
“With roof off, the workmen swarmed in and out of offices. Using crowbars and sledge hammers they pried and smashed.”
A goal of the photographer was not to defend Rodney Woodson, but rather to humanize him.
“We had to prove that the people who got the organs, in this case the wealthy foreign nationals, were not as ill as those being bypassed”