Black Buzz News Service
Beatrice L. Saunders Robinson Project
February 13, 2014
Pictured from left to right are: Esther Austin, sister of Beatrice Saunders Robinson, Mary Warrick, Frances Williams and Beatrice Saunders Robinson.
Beatrice Saunders Robinson was chairman of the Pittsburgh Courier Unit of the Pittsburgh Local of the American Newspaper Guild. She was also treasurer of the Pittsburgh Local of the American Newspaper Guild in which she was the first African American female to serve in that capacity.
Esther Austin, in 1957, was the first Black person chosen for Miss Pittsburgh Railways Company.