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World War II Scrap Drive | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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World War II Scrap Drive

World War II Scrap Drive | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Scrap drive at International Harvester dealer. Original caption: "C.J. Moericke, who is dealer at Marion in the Green Bay territory, was receiving scrap from farmers in a stock pile to the rear of his establishment. Shipments by motor truck from this pile were made to junk dealer at Appleton. Some 15 tons of scrap were in the pile when pictures were taken. Mr. Moericke said he figured on handling a total of about 40 tons. The community was also building up a pile. Mr. Moericke is shown . . . pinning MacArthur button on Harold C. Kruger, who had just brought in a trailer loaded with scrap with his father's Farmall A."
DESCRIPTION
Scrap drive at International Harvester dealer. Original caption: "C.J. Moericke, who is dealer at Marion in the Green Bay territory, was receiving scrap from farmers in a stock pile to the rear of his establishment. Shipments by motor truck from this pile were made to junk dealer at Appleton. Some 15 tons of scrap were in the pile when pictures were taken. Mr. Moericke said he figured on handling a total of about 40 tons. The community was also building up a pile. Mr. Moericke is shown . . . pinning MacArthur button on Harold C. Kruger, who had just brought in a trailer loaded with scrap with his father's Farmall A."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:6560
Creation Date: 1942
Creator Name:International Harvester Company
City:Marion
County:Waupaca
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Photo albums, circa 1899-1965
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:MCC MSS 7Z, Box 289, Album 563, pg. 125
Original Dimensions:10 x 8 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
This image appeared in "Harvester World" magazine (June, 1942, pg. 8).
SUBJECTS
Metal industry
Metal trade
Agricultural machinery
Tractors
Buildings
Clothing and dress
Hats
Cities and towns
Agricultural machinery industry
War work
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Outdoor photography
Badges
Signs and signboards

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