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Prof Touts World War II Child Art Find

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Prof Touts World War II Child Art Find

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Prof Touts World War II Child Art Find

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Students from Roosevelt Elementary School attend the exhibit "Children's Art: Childcare and the Homefront, 1943-1966," at the Museum of Children's Art in Oakland, Calif. Joanna Lee hide caption

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Students from Roosevelt Elementary School attend the exhibit "Children's Art: Childcare and the Homefront, 1943-1966," at the Museum of Children's Art in Oakland, Calif.

Joanna Lee

Working on a hunch and rumors, a retired professor has found what he calls a "gold mine." It is a collection of paintings made by young children at a shipyard daycare center during World War II.

Nancy Mullane reports for member station KALW in San Francisco.