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April 2019

Radium Girls

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bristol Historical Society, 98 Summer Street
Bristol,06010United States
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Colleen Nicastro, Director of Interpretation for the American Clock & Watch Museum, will present her program on the Radium Dial Painters: Their Fatal Brush with Death, on Thursday, April 25 at 7pm. Behind the story of the Clock & Watch industries’ success, lies a tragic story of employee sacrifice. For a time, little was known about the toxic working conditions of the young women in the dial painting industry. Their story was eventually heard, but many did not live to…

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