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"Help Nevada Get In The Scrap!" Poster (MS-01129)

Abstract

"Help Nevada Get In The Scrap!" Poster (approximately 1941-1945) is a single poster produced by the Office of Civilian Defense during World War II as part of the "Victory Home" (V-Home) campaign. The poster outlines what common household items like tin cans, iron and steel scrap, and stockings and rags can be salvaged and sent to war production plants. The poster also lists the five point program of all V-Homes and also includes spaces where households could write the names of their Block Leader, Salvage Chairman, and Air Raid Warden. This poster lists Nellie Cashman of Las Vegas, Nevada as the Block Leader.

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Date
1941 to 1945
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet (1 item (shared box))
0.81 Linear Feet
Access Note

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

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Scope and Contents Note

"Help Nevada Get In The Scrap!" Poster (approximately 1941-1945) is a single poster produced by the Office of Civilian Defense during World War II as part of the "Victory Home" (V-Home) campaign. The poster outlines what common household items like tin cans, iron and steel scrap, and stockings and rags can be salvaged and sent to war production plants. The poster also lists the five point program of all V-Homes and also includes spaces where households could write the names of their Block Leader, Salvage Chairman, and Air Raid Warden. This poster lists Nellie Cashman of Las Vegas, Nevada as the Block Leader.

Arrangement

The collection consists of a single item.

Preferred Citation

"Help Nevada Get in the Scrap!" Poster, approximately 1941-1945. MS-01129. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::MS01129
Acquisition Note

The item was donated in 2022 by Greg Bock; accession number 2022-103.

Processing Note

In 2022, Tammi Kim created the finding aid in ArchivesSpace.

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