Author: Kate Moore

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

These womens’ story is heartbreaking and absolutely needs to be told. The Radium Girls worked in luminous paint factories across the United States.  Factories like these existed worldwide, but it was the American plants that told the girls to follow a process called “lip, dip, paint”.  This process involved sticking the paintbrush in their mouth and twisting it to get a nice point, dipping it in the paint, and painting the dials.  The girls weren’t permitted to use water – it would waste too much of the precious substance.  They did this over and over again.  Day after day. The […]

Posted June 19, 2018 in Reviews // 2 Comments //