Manning Office of War Information's "nerve center." A new field of employment was opened to Negroes recently when six colored girls were given skilled jobs in the teletype room of the OWI. The young women, trained by OWI at the American Telephone and Telegraph School in Washington, D.C., operate machines which receive and send official war information to all parts of the country. Miss Esther V. Myers is shown at a receiving machine in the teletype room of the Bureau of Publications and Graphics while Miss Shirley K. Conway dispatches news on an ASR machine
Smith, Roger, photographer
United States. Office of War Information.
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 38.90719, -77.03687
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