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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Format is exactly "illustrations (layout features)"
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Cartoon strips featuring Lieutenant Jane, Army Nurse, promoting salvage of waste fats, 1940s

Cartoon strips featuring Lieutenant Jane, Army Nurse, promoting salvage of waste fats, 1940s

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
Cartoon strips distributed by the War Production Board to newspapers promoting the salvage and recycling of waste fats. The strips feature a character named Lieutenant Jane, Army Nurse, who receives letters from home describing what friends and family were doing to cooperate with the waste fat salvage program.
Collection
Graphics illustrating the importance of salvaging waste fats during World War II, 1940s

Graphics illustrating the importance of salvaging waste fats during World War II, 1940s

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
Features distributed by the War Production Board to newspapers during World War II to help educate consumers about the importance of salvaging and recycling waste fats. Used cooking fats could be converted into glycerin, a key component of explosives.
Collection
Newspaper Feature Encouraging Consumers to Save Waste Fats during World War II, 1940s

Newspaper Feature Encouraging Consumers to Save Waste Fats during World War II, 1940s

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
Layout feature distributed to newspapers during World War II to promote the salvage and recycling of used cooking fats. The feature shows actress Mary Pickford holding a can of used fats.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s419_b044_f07_x02Cartoon strips featuring Lieutenant Jane, Army Nurse, promoting salvage of waste fats, 1940stextRecycling (Waste, etc.)
World War (1939-1945)
Glycerin
Civil defense
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s419_b044_f07_x02.jpg
s419_b044_f07_x01Graphics illustrating the importance of salvaging waste fats during World War II, 1940stextRecycling (Waste, etc.)
World War (1939-1945)
Glycerin
Civil defense
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s419_b044_f07_x01.jpg
s419_b044_f07_x03Newspaper Feature Encouraging Consumers to Save Waste Fats during World War II, 1940stextRecycling (Waste, etc.)
World War (1939-1945)
Glycerin
Civil defense
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s419_b044_f07_x03.jpg
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