|Description:||Men working while seated at grinding stations at Crown Cork and Seal Company, Baltimore, Maryland, undated. The stations are equipped with local exhaust and an overhead hooded exhaust 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.