Digital Collections

USDA Bureau of Chemistry Photograph Collection

17 items

This collection, digitized here in its entirety, consists of photographs depicting various laboratories believed to be associated with the USDA Bureau of Chemistry. The photographs provide a general overview of each laboratory's equipment and activities, which generally were devoted to testing the purity and composition of foods and drugs. The date range ascribed to the photographs is 1901 to 1927, the active dates for the Bureau of Chemistry.