WORLD WAR II
Scrap Drive During WW II

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Record 769/959
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Getchel
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Gelatin print of a scrap metal drive in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, during World War II.
Event World War II
Medium Photographic Paper
Notes Gelatin print of a the Getchel boys collecting scrap metal for World War II. Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

A group of children & adults ads to the scrap metal pile in front of the Oshkosh Theater on Main Street. 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 p2005.24.107
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 5" x 7"
Subjects World War II
Homefront
Group Photographs
Scrap drives
Oshkosh Theater
Title Scrap Drive During WW II
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