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
- Upscale 2x2048x1598
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.
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Film copy on SIS roll 41, frame 340.