Portable Chest X-Ray Unit | History of SC Slide Collection

Portable Chest X-Ray Unit
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Many of the endemic diseases that had killed children and young adults were gradually eliminated through better sanitation and medical immunization by the mid-20th century, but others remained. Here, a portable chest x-ray unit is set up outside the Winnsboro Mills in 1950 to screen for heart and lung diseases.

Courtesy of Uniroyal Goodrich Tire Manufacturing.