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    • circa 1915

    General view of the exterior of the experimental research station at the Hercules Powder Company's smokeless-powder plant located In Kenvil, New Jersey. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with DuPont,…

    • circa 1918

    General view of an unidentified employee operating a machine used to produce shell cartridges used in the manufacture of dynamite at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Kenvil, New Jersey. Formed in 1912 as part of an…

    • 1919

    General view of an unidentified employee operating a machine used to sort time cards at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Kenvil, New Jersey. Per an article in the August 1919 edition of the Hercules Mixer, time…

    • circa 1920

    General view of employees posed before the exterior of a building at the Hercules Powder Company's smokeless-powder plant located In Kenvil, New Jersey. Established in 1872 by the Atlantic Giant Powder Company, the…

    • after 1940 – before 1946

    General view of a female employee cutting strands of .50 caliber powder extruded from a press to the proper length at the Radford Ordnance Works in Radford, Virginia. The Radford Ordnance Works was operated by the…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified female employee inspecting a treating tub used to purify ethyl cellulose at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. The Hopewell plant commonly produced ethyl cellulose,…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified female employee using a pipette to transfer a solution into a laboratory apparatus at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. The Hopewell plant produced so-called…

    • 1940s

    General view of the interior of a portion of the Hercules Powder Company plant facilities in Hopewell, Virginia, with view of assorted industrial apparatus and machinery and several unidentified employees. The Hopewell…

    • 1940-Jun-17

    Close-up view of several rolls of sheeted cotton linters mounted on spindles at the Hercules Powder Company's Ethyl Cellulose plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the cotton was…

    • 1940s

    General view of weigh-tanks for caustic soda and ethyl cellulose at the Hercules Powder Company's Ethyl Cellulose plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Per notations accompanying the photograph, caustic soda and ethyl cellulose…

    • 1940-Jun-17

    General view of a washing tub in use at the Hercules Powder Company's Ethyl Cellulose plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Per notations accompanying the photograph, constant agitation and continual charges of water were used…

    • 1940s

    General view of the still room at the Hercules Powder Company's Ethyl Cellulose plant in Hopewell, Virginia, with view of assorted distillation apparatus and control panels. The employee visible in the photograph is…

    • 1940s

    Close-up view of ethyl cellulose being transferred to a storage bin at the Hercules Powder Company's Ethyl Cellulose plant in Hopewell, Virginia. The employee visible in the photograph is unidentified. Ethyl cellulose…

    • 1940s

    Close-up view of an unidentified employee removing a sample of ethyl cellulose from a machine at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the sampling was one…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee examining a control panel used in the production of ethyl cellulose at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Ethyl cellulose manufactured by the Hercules…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee examining a control panel used in the production of ethyl cellulose at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Ethyl cellulose manufactured by the Hercules…

    • 1940s

    Close-up view of a stock of ethyl cellulose manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Ethyl cellulose manufactured by Hercules was commonly purchased by a variety of public and private…

    • 1940s

    Close-up view of several stacks of so-called "chemical cotton" manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Chemical cotton, a type of purified cellulose obtained from raw cotton linters, is…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee inspecting the control board for a Solvent Recovery system at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the system was…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee inspecting the Hydrochloride Rotary System at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. The system was likely used during the production of so-called "chemical…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee inspecting control switches at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the control switches were explosion-proof, one…

    • 1940s

    Two views of an unidentified employee adjusting the Stern Shredder machine at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. The shredder was used to process linter sheets of cellulosic fibrous materials, such…

    • 1945-Mar

    Close-up view of inspected blasting cap shells ready to be loaded with an explosive charge and wired plug at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of an unidentified female employee operating a machine used to inspect blasting cap shells at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement…

    • 1945-Mar

    General view of employees cutting wire for use in blasting cap shells produced at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. The individuals visible in the photograph are identified as follows (left to…