|Description:||Unidentified industrial process at Crown Cork and Seal Company, Baltimore, Maryland. The photo is undated. It appears that the process is equipped with an exhaust ventilation system. The photograph was probably made in 1953 as part of a study by the U.S. Public Health Service, Industrial Hygiene Division. |
The NIOSH Historic Photo Collection began as the “picture file” of the Industrial Hygiene Division of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), c. 1930-1960. It is a unique collection of mid-20th Century images of American workers and workplaces and documents occupational safety and health research of that era. The collection consists of approximately 1,000 original photographs and schematic drawings.