WORLD WAR II
Scrap Drive

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Record 740/959
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Getchel
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of a the Getchel boys collecting scrap metal for World War II. Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
Event World War II
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 11676
Notes Gelatin print of a the Getchel boys collecting scrap metal for World War II. Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Three boys identified only as the "Getchel Boys" are photographed pulling a wagon and a homemade cart with scrap metal. One boy is pulling a coaster wagon and another boy pushes the third young man in the cart. Children who brought in scrap metal were given a free ticket to the movies from the Oshkosh Theater. The photograph was dated October 25, 1942.
Object ID p2005.24.77
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects World War II
Homefront
Group Photographs
Scrap drives
Wagons
Oshkosh Theater
Title Scrap Drive
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