Unemployed Negro workers get work in offices and as musicians and painters thanks to the Works Progress Administration
United States USA Date:1937 Duration:1 min 40 sec Sound:Yes
Unemployed Negro citizens in America during the Great Depression. Close up views of many idle and dejected negro men out of work during the depression. A man looks at a bulletin board of an employment agency at 165 W 131st St in New York City. African American men and women stand in a breadline in United States. They get jobs through Works Progress Administration. African Americans working at factories, in classroom teaching, in offices typing, as an accordion musician, as a painter in a studio, as a bricklayer, and in an industrial kitchen.
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