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21 – The Prince of Poyais & Radium Girls

Resources for The Prince of Poyais

A link to an article about the Poyais scheme, and of course the wiki where I got a lot of my information. And here are some pictures:

A map of where “Poyais” was located, a scenic view of one of the places where Gregor MacGregor abandoned some troops and a picture of the man himself who, to be fair, does kind of look like a piece of shit (and he WAS).

 

Resources for Radium Girls

You should read the surprisingly good Buzzfeed article about them here.

That’s ^^ Catherine Donohue, testifying on her death bed.

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