ID#: 8571
This historic 1936 photograph, depicted Sucker Creek, at the location of its first bridge, above Minnesota’s Cokato Lake. Its purpose was to show the effects of industrial pollution on bodies of freshwater, and upon the native fish and wildlife. 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 accompanying training, was focused on protecting water supplies from toxic contamination due to the discharge of industrial pollution.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Minnesota Department of Health, R.N. Barr Library; Librarians Melissa Rethlefsen and Marie Jones
Creation Date: 1936
Photo Credit:
Links: Minnesota Health Department
Minnesota Health Department; R.N. Barr Library
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.