SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE / NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY SCHOMBURG CENTER FOR RESEARCH IN BLACK CULTURE / NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Secretarial typing work. Typewriter (right) being used to type out a document that is being read out at left. The man at left is P. A. Gaine, General Secretary of the organisation. Sitting at the typewriter is George A. Arthur. Membership contests from 1900 are displayed on the wall. Photographed in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. This image, dating from 1901, is from the Jesse Alexander photograph collection, which consists mostly of images of African-Americans in the 19th century.
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