A Wonderful Sea of Blood


This file appears in: Providence Dyeing, Bleaching, and Calendering
A Wonderful Sea of Blood
Library of Congress

This story from Arizona Republican newspaper details how 30 or 40 square miles of water in the rivers and bay surrounding Providence turned red on account of pollution. Early environmental reporting covered the consequences of industrial pollution as one-off events without context or pattern.


This file appears in: Providence Dyeing, Bleaching, and Calendering