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Description:This historic 1919 photograph revealed a sewer outlet that drained its contents into the Mississippi River that had originated from Minneapolis, Minnesota.
This was one of a series of instructional images used by the Minnesota Board of Health to train its public health workers. The purpose of the images and the associated training was focused on protecting public water supplies from bacterial contamination. The description also stated that the image was labeled as File plate no. 110-B.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Minnesota Department of Health, R.N. Barr Library; Librarians Melissa Rethlefsen and Marie Jones
Creation Date:1919
Photo Credit:
Links:Minnesota Health Department
Minnesota Health Department; R.N. Barr Library
CDC – Nat. Center for Infectious Diseases; Water-Related Diseases
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Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.