Events Calendar

12 Nov
Cathedral
Event Type

Special Events

Topic

Research

Target Audience

Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students

University Unit
Office of Research Protections, Radiation Safety Office
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Standard Chemical Company Dedication

This special meeting will celebrate the early radium industry in Pittsburgh, the Standard Chemical Company (SCC) which produced most of the radium in the early 20th century, the 1921 visit to this firm by Marie Curie, the Flannery brothers, James J. and Joseph, who started the company, and the dedication of a Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission historical marker commemorating these events. No registration needed.

Program Agenda

Welcome
Michael Sheetz, University of Pittsburgh

Radium in Pennsylvania   
David J. Allard, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

A Tale of Two Historical Markers – A History of the Standard Chemical Company
Joel O. Lubenau, Health Physics Society

The Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program
 
Andrew Masich, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Remarks by the Flannery Family
Sara Flannery Hardon

Closing Remarks  
Michael Sheetz & Joel O. Lubenau  

Monday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ALLEN HALL – Room 321 3941 O'Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Standard Chemical Company Dedication

This special meeting will celebrate the early radium industry in Pittsburgh, the Standard Chemical Company (SCC) which produced most of the radium in the early 20th century, the 1921 visit to this firm by Marie Curie, the Flannery brothers, James J. and Joseph, who started the company, and the dedication of a Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission historical marker commemorating these events. No registration needed.

Program Agenda

Welcome
Michael Sheetz, University of Pittsburgh

Radium in Pennsylvania   
David J. Allard, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection

A Tale of Two Historical Markers – A History of the Standard Chemical Company
Joel O. Lubenau, Health Physics Society

The Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program
 
Andrew Masich, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission

Remarks by the Flannery Family
Sara Flannery Hardon

Closing Remarks  
Michael Sheetz & Joel O. Lubenau  

Monday, November 12 at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ALLEN HALL – Room 321 3941 O'Hara St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Event Type

Special Events

Topic

Research

Target Audience

Staff, Faculty, Graduate Students