William Taylor Bradford
RADIO-ACTIVITY DETECTORS IN ACTION HEBE -Officers of ; the Civil,Air Patrol and Texas State Guard Reserve Corps use'Geiger counters and ionization chambers . to detect and measure radiation produced by a small amount of radio-active material contained in the lead container-:(foreground). Harvey.F. Haight, (right), volunteer radiological instructor, looks on. Haight gave about 69 members of the TSGRC, CAP and STARs, women's counterpart .to the TSGRC, a 3-hour c|urse on .'Â· how an atomic bomb is made and functions and how radiation can be detected. Majl. John Bell of the CAP (left) uses a G-aiger counter to detect the radiatipp pro- duced by the sources inside-the lead container, while Frank Liggett, Jr., (second-from left) utilizes an ionization chamber to.detect and measure the amount-of raditaion. Lt. Coir W. T. Bradford CAP, and Capt. A., Hill/ TSGRC, form a r second Geiger counter team. Haight will present another demonstration for Civil Defense workers and:city fifemetf Sunday at the Armory, 3905 Ramsey.* Last night's demonstration was held at the armory where last Sunday CD trainees introduced to the use of detection.devices actually radioactive material loaned by the AEC.