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“War Workers” Foot Care Kit

“War Workers” Foot Care Kit

Catalog #: 1985.0460.132    
Credit: Medical Science, Division of Science, Medicine, and Society, National Museum of American History

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions: 11.5" H x 11" W x 1" D

Physical Description

Light carboard box printed, "War Workers Take Care Of Your Feet." Several boxes of foot care products including: "Oxy-Cur", "Pop For Corns and , "X L" for athletes foot.

General History

A healthy work force at home was as important as the soldier’s on the front lines. Since it was imperative to keep war production high, and workers health was paramount. Foot problems were common and keeping the workers on their feet was important.


Keywords

Country: United States
War: World War II
Service: Support Organizations
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