File:World War II Scrap Drive.jpg

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This photograph of a scrap drive during World War II was taken in Chesterhill, Ohio. Residents are shown in front of a truck full of scrap marked "Already for Hitler." They are holding various metal items to be recycled, including a tea kettle, tire rim, and buckets. The photograph measures 4" x 6" (10.16 x 15.24 cm). Recycling and scrap metal drives were one of the ways Americans supported the war effort during the Second World War. As steel and other materials were needed to make ships, weapons, and other tools for the war effort, Americans were called upon to recycle goods that were not deemed essential. Government-produced posters, radio commercials and advertisements encouraged scrap drives, which were often sponsored by schools or community groups.

Source

The Ohio Historical Society State Archives Series 1959, AL01060 from the Photographs of World War II scrap drives Collection.

Date

11/14/2006 15:25

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