ID#: 9740
Description: Caption:
Long view of men in group plate forming operation of storage battery manufacturing plant. Rows of tanks with groups of lead plates are filled with acid and run with current, which “converts the raw oxides into active materials.” Published in USPHS Public Health Bulletin No. 262, The Control of the Lead Hazard in the Storage Battery Industry, 1941, as “Figure 22. – Group Forming”.
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The NIOSH Historic Photo Collection from which this photograph was derived, began as the Picture File of the Industrial Hygiene Division of the 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.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Barbara Jenkins, NIOSH
Creation Date: 1937
Photo Credit: U.S. Public Health Service
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.