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Empty collapsible tubes: a tin mine for war industry. Mrs. Madge Lewis, widow and ex-sales lady, tests old tooth paste and other tubes for metal content in the Newark, New Jersey reclamation plant of the Tin Salvage Institute. This test on an electric iron helps to identify tin and lead tubes from containers made of other metals

Empty collapsible tubes: a tin mine for war industry. Mrs. Madge Lewis, widow and ex-sales lady, tests old tooth paste and other tubes for metal content in the Newark, New Jersey reclamation plant of the Tin Salvage Institute. This test on an electric iron helps to identify tin and lead tubes from containers made of other metals

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description

Summary

Actual size of negative is C (approximately 4 x 5 inches).
Caption card lists some of the printing history of image.
Title and other information from caption card.
Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
More information about the FSA/OWI Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.fsaowi
Film copy on SIS roll 41, frame 340.

date_range

Date

01/01/1943
place

Location

essex county
create

Source

Library of Congress
copyright

Copyright info

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