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    • 1943

    Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with DuPont, the Hercules Powder Company (later Hercules Inc.) initially specialized in the manufacture of explosives and smokeless powders and subsequently diversified…

    • 1943

    Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with DuPont, the Hercules Powder Company (later Hercules Inc.) initially specialized in the manufacture of explosives and smokeless powders and subsequently diversified…

    • 1943

    Formed in 1912 as part of an anti-trust settlement with DuPont, the Hercules Powder Company (later Hercules Inc.) initially specialized in the manufacture of explosives and smokeless powders and subsequently diversified…

    • 1943

    The extensive collection of Hercules advertising materials, covering the years 1913 through 1952, documents the company's growth as a major manufacturer of chemical products. A portion of the 1943 edition is digitized…

    • 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…

    • 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

    Print advertisement for a range of insecticides and fungicides manufactured by the Dow Chemical Company, including "MIKE" Sulfur, DN-Dry Mix, and App-L-Set. The advertisement also includes tips for best spraying results.

    • 1943-Jan-23

    Advertisement for Dowflake Calcium Chloride, a product of the Dow Chemical Company marketed for use to enhance the durability of and speed the hardening process for concrete. The advertisement features a swirl of…

    • 1943

    Color print advertisement for Dow Chemical Company depicts a male dry cleaner placing a paper bag over a freshly laundered garment. Notably, the advertisement was produced during World War II and bears the Company's…

    • 1941 – 1945

    Advertisement for Dowicides, the trade name for a group of fungicide chemicals manufactured and marketed by the Dow Chemical Company as tools to prevent mold and decay. The advertisement features an army transport…

    • circa 1957 (Date attributed to slide)
    • 1943 (Original design)

    Top and perspective views of a graphic representation of the periodic table of chemical elements in the style of space concentric circles in eight planes. This table was originated by G. Haenzel in 1943 and classified…

    • 1937 – 1945 (Original design)
    • circa 1957 (Date attributed to slide)

    Graphic representation of the periodic table of chemical elements constructed as a triangle. This type of table was originated by Henry A. Wagner and Harold Simmons Booth in 1945 after an incomplete drawing by Emil V.…