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Description:From its west bank, looking upstream toward the Lake St. Bridge, this historic photograph, taken on June 21, 1929, showed the Mississippi River as it passed through Minneapolis, Minnesota.
As one of a series of instructional images used by the Minnesota Board of Health to train the state's public health workers, the purpose of the photographs and the appropriate training was focused on protecting water supplies from bacterial contamination.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Minnesota Department of Health, R.N. Barr Library; Librarians Melissa Rethlefsen and Marie Jones
Creation Date:1929
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.