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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE ALASKA, c. 1920s

War Scrap: 1942

War Scrap: 1942

July 1942. "Salvage. Chicago automobile graveyard. Idle scrap: It belongs in the scrap. Covering well over an acre, this automobile graveyard in Chicago holds tons of vital scrap metal and rubber for which Uncle Sam has urgent need in the manufacture of armaments and other war materials." 4x5 inch nitrate negative by Ann Rosener for the Office of War Information. View full size.

 

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