African Americans in WW2 Robinson family photo
Kathy Pinna

African Americans in WW2

Hillyard Robinson,the architect who designed George Washington Carver Hall, a residential hotel for African American men, greets Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of the United States. She was conducting an inspection tour of federal dormitories for war workers in Washington, D.C. Standing next to themis W. Spurgeon Burke, resident manager of both Carver Hall and the Lucy Slowe Hall, a residential hotel for African American women war workers.

Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress, Roger Smith photographer
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Photo taken at George Washington Carver Hall, Washington, District of Columbia USA on
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