Harvey Wiley, Chief Chemist of the Department of Agriculture's Division of Chemistry

Title

Harvey Wiley, Chief Chemist of the Department of Agriculture's Division of Chemistry

Description

Harvey Wiley, Chief Chemist of the Department of Agricultures Division of Chemistry (third from the right) with his staff, not long after he joined the division in 1883. Wileys scientific expertise and political skills were a key to passage of the 1906 Food and Drugs Act and the creation of FDA.

Creator

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Date

1883

Source

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Relation

Rights

Public Domain

Publisher

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Contributor

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Format

Photograph

Language

English

Type

Figures

Identifier

Harvey Wiley, Department of Agriculture, Science, Food and Drugs Act, FDA

Coverage

United States

Files

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Reference

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Harvey Wiley, Chief Chemist of the Department of Agriculture's Division of Chemistry, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, 1883

Cite As

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, “Harvey Wiley, Chief Chemist of the Department of Agriculture's Division of Chemistry,” Virtual Museum of Public Service, accessed August 13, 2022, https://vmps.omeka.net/items/show/670.