‘Radium Girl’ – A dial painter who suffered from a…

‘Radium Girl’ – A dial painter who suffered from a radium-induced sarcoma of the chin, c.1920’s

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A dial painter suffered from radium-induced sarcoma of the chin. The workers, mostly young women, used their mouthes to form sharp points on the brush that they would dip in and out of radium paint. Image from the book “Deadly Glow – The Radium Dial Worker Tragedy.”

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