Life, the Universe & Hot Dogs! Free & Open to the Public! via zoom at “Gas Masks, Nela Park and the Cleveland Mousetrap” Michael Fricke, Ph.D. Chair, Akron Section of the American Chemical Society The United States declared war on Germany on April 2, 1917. Three weeks after the United States entered World War 1, gas mask development moved to a suburb of Cleveland called Nela Park. A partnership between the U.S. Bureau of Mines, Frank Dorsey of the National Lampworks Company and engineers from the National Carbon Company worked to develop prototype... Read More