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Description:From this historic aerial view taken on June 7, 1933, the Mississippi River was seen as it passed by Somerville Avenue as the river passed through St. Paul, Minnesota. It was taken during a Minnesota Department of Health study of the public bathing and recreation areas along the river.
As one of a series of instructional images used by the Minnesota Board of Health to train its state public health workers, the purpose of the photographs and the appropriate training was focused on protecting water supplies from bacterial contamination. The descriptive information that accompanied this image also stated that the photograph was labeled as, File no. 22875.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Minnesota Department of Health, R.N. Barr Library; Librarians Melissa Rethlefsen and Marie Jones
Creation Date:1933
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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.