Skilled African Americans involved in demanding occupations and businesses. The National Negro Business League.
United States USA Date:1939 Duration:2 min 53 sec Sound:Yes
African Americans contributing to community and nation in the United States. Unnamed African Americans seen at work include: Welder; Quality control inspector; Chemist; Accountant; Machinist; fabric testing technician; White collar workers and executives; A credit manager in a major department store; and a bank teller. James Temple, Jr., and engineer with a St. Louis Public Utility, is seen in his office. Ora Higgins, Human Resources Director of one of the world's largest mail order houses, seen at her desk, interviewing an applicant. View of Willard S. Townsend, Labor Leader, and President of the United Transport Service Employees of America. Scenes of Annual Meeting of the National Negro Business League, in Atlanta, Georgia, where its President, Horace Sutters, presents the Businessman of the year award to Samuel B. Fuller of Chicago, founder of the Fuller Products Company, who, himself, later became President of the League and owner of several newpapers, a department store and a theater.
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