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Strikes, smog, and steel – Fontana, 1972

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I have an interesting job – I’m an archivist who gets to write history for a national health care organization. Here is a story I recently put up on our blog that looks at the intersection of corporate public relations and public health. Sometimes (Hell, usually) history is complicated.

“Can heavy industry be a good neighbor? That was one of the challenges facing the Kaiser Steel plant in Fontana, California, in 1972.” Read more here.

Lincoln Cushing
Digital Archivist
Kaiser Permanente Heritage Resources

"Aerial photographs during the strike" Kaiser Steel, Fontana 1972

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