March 10, 2013
|Mrs. Beatrice Saunders who is the Mother of Black Buzz and Thomas J. Saunders, Jr., was the first African American female in the United States to be treasurer of a National Union, that being the Pittsburgh Local of the American Newspaper Guild. Note that Mrs. Saunders sat on the executive board of the Pittsburgh Local of the American Newspaper Guild. Also, Mrs. Saunders was chairman of the Pittsburgh Courier Unit of the Pittsburgh Local of the American Newspaper Guild.|
|The women who can be identified are: front row, middle is Esther Moore, seated on the far right is Frances Williams. Back row, fifth from left is Mary Warrick Jones, and to Mary's right is Beatrice L. Saunders Robinson. This photo was taken for the |
March 31, 1979 edition of the New Pittsburgh Courier. Anyone who can identify the above pictured women, please contact Black Buzz at my blog site.