Life in Lubbock County Texas 1800's to 1950
Residents of Slaton Texas Donate Scrap Metal to the War Effort in 1944

Patriotic citizens deposit large pile of scrap metal in downtown Slaton Texas to help the war effort in World War Two. Sign says, "Be Patriotic, Donate Your Scrap Here". Slaton stores in background include O.Z. Ball and Co., Texas Utilities, Barber Shop, Drug Store, Texas Grocery, Jewelry store and the Dry Goods Store. 

 
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