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University of Illinois, Medical Center at Chicago (Chicago, IL 60612)
Daniel P. Jones (Project Director: September 1974 to present)

The Introduction of Tear Gas for Civil Riot Control: A Case Study

To identify the factors which influenced the War Department initially to prohibit the civil use of tear gasses and later (1921) release them for riot control. To document the relationship between the chemical warfare service and the firms which sold these munitions to police forces. To study the connection between the availability of tear gas munitions and the decline in violent confrontations in America from 1921 - 1925.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Special Fellowships Programs

Fellowships and Seminars

Total amounts:
$11,250 (approved)
$11,250 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/1974 – 8/31/1975