5 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "Recycling (Waste, etc.)"
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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
Directory of General Salvage Committee Chairmen and State Salvage Grease Committee as of May 15, 1943

Directory of General Salvage Committee Chairmen and State Salvage Grease Committee as of May 15, 1943

Date
1943-05-15
Description
List of salvage committee chairmen by county and community.
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
Junior Salvage Army Bulletin, October 21, 1942

Junior Salvage Army Bulletin, October 21, 1942

Date
1942-10-21
Description
Newsletter describing progress on the Junior Scrap Army program, in which the State Department of Education and local newspapers across the state teamed up to mobilize thousands of Floridian schoolchildren to help collect scrap metal for the war effort during World War II. Included are short reports from many of the counties. Teachers, students and administrators were given military ranks in the program, which is reflected throughout the newsletter.
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
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s419_b044_f07_x04Directory of General Salvage Committee Chairmen and State Salvage Grease Committee as of May 15, 1943TextRecycling (Waste, etc.)
Volunteers
World War (1939-1945)
Civil defense
Glycerin
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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
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s419_b060_f01_01Junior Salvage Army Bulletin, October 21, 1942TextRecycling (Waste, etc.)
Young volunteers in social service
Volunteers
Civil defense
World War (1939-1945)
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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