Empty collapsible tubes: a tin mine for war industry. Some of the millions of old tooth paste, shaving cream and other metal tubes received at the Newark, New Jersey reclamation plant of the Tin Salvage Institute. Frank Thomas, age 19, works at the trimming of the huge pile of squeezed-out tubes
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 32, frame 494.