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Salvage : School children get in the scrap.

Image ID: 1260413

Salvage : School children get in the scrap.  [[African American school children listening to their teacher...] ([1942])

Image Details

Image Title

:  Salvage : School children get in the scrap.

Alternate Title

: [African American school children listening to their teacher's instructions about collecting the scrap, and looking at the samples of metal scrap, rubber fats and greases in their classroom.]


: Liberman, Howard -- Photographer

Additional Name(s)

: United States. Office of War Information -- Sponsor

Published Date

: [1942]


: Gelatin silver prints

Specific Material Type

: Photographs

Item Physical Description

: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.


: 24249


: Original negative # : D-6303 ; Caption on back: "The school children of America where officially organized for a nationwide salvage program starting on Monday, October 5, 1942; The children are going into the field as a Junior Army engaged in a major Campaign for Victory; Plans included the laying out of definite areas in each community to be assigned to specific groups of children; Plans were also made for holding meetings, collecting scrap ....
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: Education. / Civilian defense education.


: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / Photographs and Prints Division

Digital ID

: 1260413

Record ID

: 612857

Digital Item Published

: 8-31-2005; updated 3-17-2012

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