|Description:||Cover of the manual, Chemical Methods in Industrial Hygiene, by Frederick H. Goldman and Morris B. Jacobs, 1953. Dr. Goldman headed the Industrial Hygiene Laboratory at the U.S. National Institute of Health in Washington, DC in the 1940’s. This laboratory and Dr. Goldman are the subjects of several photographs in this collection.|
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.