Source: The Historical Instrumentation Collection, Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

From Trafficking materials and gendered experimental practices: Radium research in early 20th century Vienna by Maria Rentetzi

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  • European: 1800-present
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  • The manufacturer of Radithor, Bailey Radium Laboratories of East Orange, New Jersey, claimed that the product contained 1 microcurie each of Ra-226 and Ra-228 and in the small bottle shown here “reposes the greatest therapeutic force known to mankind—radioactivity.” Source: The Historical Instrumentation Collection, Oak Ridge Associated Universities.