Radium girls

Explore the heartbreaking story of the Radium Girls, who fought for justice and safety in the face of unimaginable tragedy. Learn about their bravery and the lasting impact of their fight for workplace rights.
The Forgotten Story Of The Radium Girls ... New Jersey, Marie Curie, Tragedy, The Girl Who, Radium Girls, Death, Horrific, The Darkest, Women

During World War I, hundreds of young women went to work in clock factories, painting watch dials with luminous radium paint. But after the girls — who literally glowed in the dark after their shifts — began to experience gruesome side effects, they began a race-against-time fight for justice that would forever change US labor laws.

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During World War I, hundreds of young women went to work in clock factories, painting watch dials with luminous radium paint. But after the girls — who literally glowed in the dark after their shifts — began to experience gruesome side effects, they began a race-against-time fight for justice that would forever change US labor laws. Strong Women, New Jersey, Radium Girls, Brave Women, Second Doctor, Barack Obama, Women, Working Girl, Marie Curie

During World War I, hundreds of young women went to work in clock factories, painting watch dials with luminous radium paint. But after the girls — who literally glowed in the dark after their shifts — began to experience gruesome side effects, they began a race-against-time fight for justice that would forever change US labor laws.

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Cheri Ramirez