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  • Subject: Scrap drives--Louisiana--Lake Charles--1940-1950
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    • Scrap Collecting

    • World War, 1939-1945--United States; Central School (Lake Charles, La.); Scrap drives--Louisiana--Lake Charles--1940-1950; Automobiles
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Cars lined up in front of Central School to carry children on city-wide collection of scrap."
    • Bringing their contribution

    • World War, 1939-1945--United States; Central School (Lake Charles, La.); Boys; Scrap drives--Louisiana--Lake Charles--1940-1950; Tires
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Older boys at Central School bring in their contribution to the drive for scrap for the allied armies. Spring of 1943."
    • The Old school bell

    • Children; Parades & processions; World War, 1939-1945--United States; Scrap drives--Louisiana--Lake Charles--1940-1950;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "The old school bell in parade down Ryan st., before being sold for scrap for the army."
    • Rubber drive

    • World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--American; Scrap drives--Louisiana--Lake Charles--1940-1950; Salvage--Louisiana--Lake Charles--1940-1950
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "As part of the drive for old rubber, this filling station, southwest corner Broad and Ford streets, not only collected old tires, but on the line strung from the light post to the station discarded rubber aprons, gloves,...
    • Defense activities

    • World War, 1939-1945--United States; Central School (Lake Charles, La.); Boys; Scrap drives--Louisiana--Lake Charles--1940-1950; Rifles
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "The youngest child in school takes part in home defense activities through the schools. Here are young lads of six and seven years with their personal contribution to Central School's collection."
    • Old rubber is collected

    • World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--American; Scrap drives--Louisiana--Lake Charles--1940-1950; Salvage--Louisiana--Lake Charles--1940-1950
    • Newspaper photograph and caption about rubber salvage. Note by Maude Reid: "Gaston Martin's filling station - cor. Hodges and Division."

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