Negro students gain knowledge of medicine, economics, chemistry at Prairie View College and Howard University in the U.S.
United States USA Date:1943 Duration:2 min 13 sec Sound:Yes
Negro colleges in the United States during World War II. College curricula adjusts to war needs as they prepare students for various military and civilian occupations including war material production at factories and manufacturing. A sign reads ' Prairie View College' in Texas. College campus with students milling about. Students at an agriculture class learn to maintain farm equipment, animal husbandry. Negro students work to make machines. They work on machines as they would help to meet man power requirements. A building at the Howard University in Washington DC. Students in a mechanical design class learn to make designs of tanks, guns and other war equipment. Students in a meteorological class study celestial navigation to guide airplanes. Students in a laboratory study the chemistry of a powder. At a medical school students being taught the use the gravity of blood plasma in the battlefield. At the College of Liberal Arts students learn the economics of war.
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