Preparations for National Unemployment Census at Department of Commerce in Washington.
Title reads: "Washington".
Washington DC, United States of America (USA).
Preparation for National Unemployment Census at Department of Commerce building. C/U of John T Biggars (sp.?), director of census. Various shots of clerks (mostly women) using machines to punch holes into cards to code them. The cards are then arranged by another machine, geographically and alphabetically. The cards will be sent to 32 million people in USA, to collect statistics about employment.