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Collection Board of Transportation Collection
Object ID VIIE-16
Object Name Poster
Date 1942
Title Put Your Old Linen to Work Today
Scope & Content Poster asking the public to donate all sorts of white materials such as torn sheets to supply 5000 needed surgical dressings for cancer patients. Collection will be made by the Girl Scouts. The poster reads that 'Cancer Is Always An Emercgency.' Reproduction of an advertisement contributed by The New Yorker Magazine. Photograph of women mailing surgical dressing.
Extent of Description one 10" x 13 5/8" poster
Physical characteristics Blue, red, and black texts and a photo on a white paper, paper yellowing
Level of description Item
Search Terms World War II
The Broadway Limited
The New Yorker
Subjects Cancer
Military medicine
People/ Corporations New York City Cancer Committee
The Women's Field Army
Girl Scouts