Maspeth in the 1940s - NewtownHistorical
Maspeth women at recycling drive, 1942.

During World War II, Maspeth women did their patriotic duty by growing victory gardens, buying war bonds and collecting scrap metal to recycle into weapons for the troops. One location for the scrap metal effort was a commercial yard located at Metropolitan and Flushing Avenues, depicted here.

Maspeth women at recycling drive, 1942.

During World War II, Maspeth women did their patriotic duty by growing victory gardens, buying war bonds and collecting scrap metal to recycle into weapons for the troops. One location for the scrap metal effort was a commercial yard located at Metropolitan and Flushing Avenues, depicted here.

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