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Miss Negro war worker of the U.S. is Belle Calloun; chief wire machine operator in a war plant. Until eight months ago; she had worked in beauty parlors and at domestic service but had never done anything more technical than fixing a fuse.  She won the title in a nation-wide contest. Open in full size

Miss Negro war worker of the U.S. is Belle Calloun; chief wire machine operator in a war plant. Until eight months ago; she had worked in beauty parlors and at domestic service but had never done anything more technical than fixing a fuse. She won the title in a nation-wide contest.

Picture, 1943, English

Miss Negro war worker of the U.S. is Belle Calloun; chief wire machine operator in a war plant. Until eight months ago; she had worked in beauty parlors and at domestic service but had never done anything more technical than fixing a fuse. She won the title in a nation-wide contest.

Picture, 1943, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

War 1939 Munitions - Manufacture - United States

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0019374f