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    • 1940s

    Portrait of George Oenslager (1873-1956), research chemist for the B. F. Goodrich Company known for the discovery and industrial application of organic accelerators to rubber.

    George Oenslager was born on September…

    • 1935 – 1945

    General view of a German aircraft with a Plexiglas windshield and nose panels. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the plane is identified as a Heinkel-Flugzeug HE 111, a type of bomber designed to masquerade as…

    • 1940s

    General view of several unidentified employees installing Plexiglass panels on the nose of a Douglas A-20 attack bomber. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the two halves that form the nose of the bomber are…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified female employee polishing a curved panel of Plexiglas designed for use as an aircraft windshield. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in Bristol,…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified male employee polishing a curved panel of Plexiglas designed for use on the nose of an aircraft attack bomber. Several finished panels are visible in the background. Per notations…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee fitting a Plexiglas windshield panel onto the nose enclosure of a Douglas A-20 attack bomber. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in…

    • 1940s

    General view of two unidentified employees working on the nose of a Douglas A-20 attack bomber aircraft prior to the installation Plexiglas windshield panels. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee using a router to smooth the edge of a curved Plexiglas panel designed for use as an aircraft windshield. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the edges of the panels are…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee using a band saw to trim a curved Plexiglas panel designed for use as an aircraft windshield. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in…

    • 1940s

    General view of two unidentified employees making adjustments to a Douglas A-20 attack bomber in production at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in Bristol, Pennsylvania. Several attack bombers, awaiting…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified female employee polishing a curved panel of Plexiglas designed for use as an aircraft windshield. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in Bristol,…

    • 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…

    • 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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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 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

    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

    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

    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…

    • 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…

    • 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…