A Guide to the Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection Flyer, c.1945 Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection Flyer Ms2011-077

A Guide to the Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection Flyer, c.1945

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2011-077


[logo]

Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Special Collections, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
USA
Phone: (540) 231-6308
Fax: (540) 231-3694
Email: specref@vt.edu
URL: http://spec.lib.vt.edu/

© 2011 By Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. All rights reserved.

Processed by: Kira A. Dietz, Acquisitions and Processing Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2011-077
Title
Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection Flyer, c.1945
Phsyical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection for Our Allies. (Roanoke, Va)
Language
English
Abstract
The collection includes a flyer (c.1945) advertising the collection of clothes and shoes for World War II efforts.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection Flyer must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection Flyer, Ms2011-077, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection Flyer was purchased by Special Collections in August 2011.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection Flyer was completed in September 2011.


Historical Note

During World War II, the Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection for Our Allies set up sites in Roanoke County and the City of Roanoke to collect donations of clothes and shoes. Participants could leave donations at local schools, churches and the YMCA or YWCA.

Scope and Content

The collection includes a flyer (c.1945) advertising the collection of clothes and shoes for World War II efforts. The flyer includes information about program sponsors (Roanoke Committee for Clothes Collection for Our Allies), as well as drop off locations and collection periods for the county and city of Roanoke.

The flyer is missing two corners from previously sustained damage.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type.


Index Terms

    Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • World War II

Contents List

Folder 1
Flyer, c.1945