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Smoke Inspector's Report Card
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Smoke Inspector's Report Card

Louis C. Towner - 1908-09

An example of documentation kept by the smoke inspector, Louis C. Towner, on smoke pollution by commercial buildings and industries. This card is for the Voigt Milling Co. located on Pearl St. on the west side of the river, and dates from 1/27/08 when smoke emissions were very bad until 3/25/09 when they had improved greatly.


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TitleSmoke Inspector's Report Card
CreatorLouis C. Towner

Title by Cataloger. Chart is taken from the Smoke Inspector's report in the Grand Rapids Annual Report of City Departments 1908-09.

CollectionCommunity Archives and Research Center (CARC),

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Community Archives and Research Center (CARC), Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionCommunity Archives and Research Center (CARC),

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