Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive

Negro Colleges in Wartime

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Description Documents the wartime activities of four African American colleges--Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, Prairie View College in Texas, Howard University in Washington, D.C., and Hampton Institute in Virginia. Depicts scientists in laboratories working to produce new vital materials for war; students studying chemistry, meteorology, and aviation; young men and women preparing to become doctors, nurses, technicians; students studying farm management, surveying, industrial accounting, radio operations. All are presented as performing their function and duty in wartime.
Creator U.S. Office of War Information Bureau of Motion Pictures
Date Issued 1944
Original Format 16mm print
Duration 08:28
Color/Black & White B&W
Sound/Silent Sound
Nation of Origin U.S.