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In the Uranium Tunnel

In the Uranium Tunnel | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Men and women seated on benches along both walls of Kenneth Crook's Uranium Tunnel in Lone Rock. Note the uranium pads visitors hold in their laps or on their feet. Padding on the floor also contains uranium ore. One woman reads and another knits while absorbing the low grade radiation. There is a floor fan at one end of the tunnel.
DESCRIPTION
Men and women seated on benches along both walls of Kenneth Crook's Uranium Tunnel in Lone Rock. Note the uranium pads visitors hold in their laps or on their feet. Padding on the floor also contains uranium ore. One woman reads and another knits while absorbing the low grade radiation. There is a floor fan at one end of the tunnel.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:82406
Creation Date: 1954
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Lone Rock
County:Richland
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 8263
Original Dimensions:7.75 x 5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
C.f. Wisconsin Magazine of History vol. 41, no. 2, "Atomic Quackery: Wisconsin's Uranium Boom."
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Dresses
Eyeglasses
Hats
Mines and mineral resources
Reading
Quacks and quackery
Therapy
Indoor photography
Men
Women

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