The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women

A century ago, radium was one of the most exciting wonders of modern times. Not only could it make things glow in the dark, it also had healing properties that could be used for medicinal purposes. Then America went to war, and the demand for radium products skyrocketed. In 1917, many young women from Newark,Continue reading “The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women”