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    • 1897

    Six-page photographic reproduction of a typewritten proposal concerning the formation of the Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Michigan. The proposal begins with general remarks concerning the commercial market for…

    • 1944

    General view of three technicians using vacuum tube titrators to titrate aluminum in a Dow Chemical Company laboratory. The individuals visible in the photograph are identified as (left to right) Lois Nystrom, Rosemary…

    • 1944

    General view of technicians Marguerite Tenhunen (left) and Dorothy Ferris (right) using assorted apparatus in a Dow Chemical Company laboratory to determine the quantity of zinc present in experimental alloys.

    • 1944

    General view of technician James Geary using a Klett-Summerson Photoelectric Colorimeter to obtain a determination of iodine at a Dow Chemical Company laboratory. Colorimeters are commonly used to determine trace…

    • 1944

    General view of technician Leo Ruhnau using an apparatus to determine the percentage of hydrochloric acid in Dowell acids at a Dow Chemical Company laboratory.

    • 1944

    General view of laboratory technicians analyzing assorted materials in a Dow Chemical Company laboratory. Per notations accompanying the photograph, Bill Herrick (left) is analyzing calcium chloride, which was used for…

    • 1944

    General view of an unidentified female employee at work in the Dow Chemical Company's saran film manufacturing facilities in Midland, Michigan. The employee appears to be using a type of press to smooth lengths of saran…

    • 1947-Dec-16

    General view of unidentified employees at work in the machine tabulating room at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan. Per an article in the December 16, 1947 edition of The Brine Well, the…

    • 1947-Dec-16

    General view of key punch operators transcribing written data into tabulating cards in the Tabulating Department at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan. The operators are identified as…

    • 1947-Dec-16

    General view of the Machine Room in the Tabulating Department at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan. Several employees and machines, including tabulator, sorter, and interpreter units, are…

    • 1947-Dec-16

    Close-up view of IBM Corporation customer engineer Neil Grover servicing the electrical relays on an alphabetic tabulator in the Tabulating Department at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan.…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of skilled instrument specialist Robert L. Kennedy cleaning and repairing a stop watch in the Dow Chemical Company's Instrument Department. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was responsible for…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of the Instrument Department workroom at the Dow Chemical Company plant located in Midland, Michigan. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was responsible for the installation and maintenance of…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of the Instrument Department workroom at the Dow Chemical Company plant located in Midland, Michigan. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was responsible for the installation and maintenance of…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of instrument journeyman Norris Hunemorden servicing a Foxboro recorder, part of the control panel at the Dow Chemical Company's Ethylene Glycol Plant. Hunemorden was a member of Dow's Instrument…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of Instrument calibrationist August Aaron checking the calibration of a voltmeter in the Dow Chemical Company's Instrument Department. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was responsible for the…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of instrument journeyman Harry Beamish inserting an element into a Foxboro recording thermometer in the Dow Chemical Company's Instrument Department. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of Melvin Dietzel (kneeling) and Larry Oeffner examining the stock supply of replacement parts in the Dow Chemical Company's Instrument Department. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of instrument journeyman Willard Van Wingerden operating a 16mm film projector at a Dow Chemical Company employee group meeting. Wingerden was a member of Dow's Instrument Department, which was responsible…

    • 1950-Sep-12

    Three views of the installation of a new sign on the roof of the South Power Station at the Dow Chemical Company's headquarters in Midland, Michigan. Installed in 1950, the sign measured 217 feet long and was visible to…

    • 1950-Sep-12

    Close-up view of a newly-installed reproduction of the Dow Chemical Company's diamond emblem on the roof of the South Power Station at the Company's headquarters in Midland, Michigan. An unidentified Power Division…

    • 1951

    General view of an unidentified employee examining assorted pieces of Styrofoam at a Dow Chemical Company facility. Invented in 1941 by researchers in Dow's Chemical Physics Lab, "Styrofoam" properly refers to the Dow…

    • 1951

    General view of two unidentified employees at work in the Dow Chemical Company's saran film manufacturing facilities in Midland, Michigan. The employees are seen stretching a length of film between two rollers. During…

    • 1951

    General view of employees at work in the Dow Chemical Company's saran film manufacturing facilities in Midland, Michigan. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War…

    • 1951

    General view of an unidentified employee at work in the Dow Chemical Company's saran film manufacturing facilities in Midland, Michigan. Saran plastic is seen passing through some type of bath or wash by virtue of a…