This Lead is Killing Us: A History of Citizens Fighting Lead Poisoning in Their Communities

University of Pittsburgh - Falk Library 3550 Terrace St Alan Magee Scaife Hall, Pittsburgh, PA

About the Exhibit: This exhibit explores the story of citizen action taken against an environmental danger. Lead exposure can cause neurological problems and sometimes even death; yet this metal has been pervasive in many aspects of American life for over a century. Historically, mining, battery manufacturing, smelting, and enameling industries included lead in their production […]