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March 28, 1936

October 22, 2015 - 08:20 -- asteblein
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Customs DIVISION OF LABORATORIES is established. Nine laboratories are spread throughout the country, all under the supervision of the Chief, Division of Laboratories at Customs headquarters.

Dates: 
Friday, March 27, 1936 - 19:00
Media Image: 
Chief Chemist Walter L. Howell in the New Orleans Customs Laboratory
Caption Text: 
Chief Chemist Walter L. Howell in the New Orleans Customs Laboratory