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Title Scrap Drive During WW II
Catalog Number p2005.24.80
Object Name Print, Photographic
Description Gelatin print of a scrap metal drive in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, during World War II.
Date October 25,1942-October 25,1942
Event World War II
Subjects World War II
Homefront
Group Photographs
Scrap drives
Oshkosh Theater
Photographer Getchel, Frank M.
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Getchel
Catalog date 2005-07-20
Cataloged by Radig, Dan
Medium Photographic Paper
Neg # 11674
Notes Gelatin print of a the Getchel boys collecting scrap metal for World War II. Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

A group of children & adults add to the scrap metal pile in front of the Oshkosh Theater on Main Street. Children who brought in scrap metal were given a free ticket to the movies from the Oshkosh Theater. The photograph was dated October 25, 1942.
Orig/copy Original