June 3, 2024

A series exploring the New York Public Library’s digital collection of radium-related ephemera.

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. “Medicine and Public Health – Diorama of radium refining laboratory (Francis Rigney)” The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1935 – 1945.

Diorama of radium refining laboratory.


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