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Eula Bingham, PhD Papers

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Identifier: 21-08

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Papers pertaining to the life and career of Dr. Eula Bingham, environmental and occupational health leader. Bingham was born July 9, 1929, in Covington, KY, and died June 13, 2020, in Cincinnati, OH. She was Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA); the first female director of OSHA from 1977-1981 under President Jimmy Carter’s Administration. Dr. Bingham held the position of Vice President and University Dean for Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Cincinnati from 1982-1990, and was recognized as a distinguished professor of environmental health at UC. She was inducted into The State of Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame in 1983 (the program ran from 1978 to 2011).

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Donated by the family of Dr. Eula Bingham and retrieved from Kettering Lab office G24A from four filing cabinets.

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  • Agent Relation: 1929-2020
  • Creation: Majority of material found within Bulk 1970-1985


30 Linear Feet (59 Hollinger boxes, 2 OS folders, and a computer hard drive)


59 Hollinger Boxes, OS Folder, and computer hard drive OSHA, personal, Kettering Lab, Speeches; Boxes 1-56 - Letter size; Boxes 57-58: Legal size; Box 59 - Photograph binder box; Box 60 - OS folder - Newspapers; Computer Hard Drive (Dept. Environmental Health I.T. Inventory ID #0700; ICT International Computer Technology S/N No. 152724; Intel Pentium)