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Air We Breathe, ca. 1940 - ca. 1949

CREATED BY U.S. Information Agency. (1982 - 10/01/1999 ) USE RESTRICTIONS SPECIFIC RESTRICTIONS: Public Law 101-246 USE RESTRICTIONS NOTE: Issued February 6, 1990, this law provides for the domestic release and distribution of USIA motion pictures, films, videotapes, and other materials 12 years after initial dissemination overseas, or, if not disseminated, 12 years from the preparation of the material. ONLINE RESOURCES: NOTE: A DVD of this film can be ordered from our partner, A DVD of this film is ALSO available for viewing and copying free of charge in the NARA Research Room in the Motion Picture, Sound, and Video Records Section, National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD. Promotional Documentary: On the importance of the air respirator to industrial health and safety. R.1: Traces the need for a respirator throughout history with re-enacted sequences, including the British study of the death rate among coal miners beginning in 1902. R.2: Two former Bureau of Mines engineers begin the Mine Safety Appliances Company and develop a respirator which is effective and comfortable. The device is carefully tested and finally approved by the Bureau., R. 3: Explains that industry and government cooperation has removed the "menace in the air" and urges workers in various industries to use the respirator. SUBJECTS Air pollution Industries Mines (Military explosives) FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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