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Salvage : School children get in the scrap.

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Title
Salvage : School children get in the scrap.
Additional 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.]

Names
Liberman, Howard (Photographer)
Collection

Education.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1900 - 1990
Date Issued: 1942
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
Roanoke (Va.)
African American women teachers
African American school children
Scrap materials
Notes
Content : Organized into six series: I. Pre-K to 12th grade ; II. Higher education ; III. Adult education ; IV. Civilian defense education ; V. Educators ; VI. Buildings and facilities.

Content: 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, storing it and getting it to central points for shipment; Roanoke, Va., has already gotten its program underway; This is one of the first official pictures of the school salvage campaign taken in Roanoke where it is actaully in operation - and it presents a fair sample of what is taking place all over the country; This picture shows children receiving instructions in school after which they will be made lieutenants, sergeants, corporals, etc., and undertake the actual collections of scrap metal, rubber fats and greases."
Physical Description
Extent: 1 photographic print : Gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 9ee93e70-c6b2-012f-587f-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Created (Approximate)
  • 1942: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Salvage : School children get in the scrap." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1990. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa60-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Salvage : School children get in the scrap." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 29, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa60-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1990). Salvage : School children get in the scrap. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa60-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Salvage : School children get in the scrap.