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    • 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

    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 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

    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.…

    • 1987

    Color photograph showing a saran bubble as it is extruded from a machine during the production of saran film at the Dow Chemical Company plant in Midland, Michigan. The individuals visible behind the bubble, likely…

    • 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…

    • 1965

    Illustrated depiction of the production of Saran Wrap at the Dow Chemical Company in three stages. Stage 1 depicts the harvesting of raw materials, including petroleum and brine, and the manufacture of assorted…

    • 1949

    Two views of the vertical retort and wood loading conveyor at the Cliffs Dow wood sawmill and distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan. Seeking a source of raw material for its new plastic, ethylcellulose, the…

    • 1949

    General view of a section of the wood storage at the Cliffs Dow sawmill and wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan. The employee visible in the photograph is unidentified.

    Seeking a source of raw…

    • 1949

    General view of an unidentified employee standing on top of a pile of logs at the Cliffs Dow sawmill and wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan. An Insley Excavator is visible on the right-hand side of…

    • 1949

    General view of an unidentified employee standing on top of a pile of logs at the Cliffs Dow sawmill and wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan. An Insley Excavator is visible on the left-hand side of…

    • 1949

    Elevated view of the sawmill at the Cliffs Dow wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan taken from the perspective of the vertical retort, with view of wood storage in background. Seeking a source of raw…

    • 1949

    General view of three unidentified employees poling and transferring logs from a hot pond to the washer and sawmill conveyor at the Cliffs Dow wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan. Invented around…

    • 1949

    General view of the vertical retort and wood loading conveyor at the Cliffs Dow sawmill and wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan. Providing a sense of scale, two unidentified employees are visible in…

    • 1938

    General view of the interior of the sawmill at the Cliffs Dow wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan, with view of various employees and machinery. The employees pictured in the photograph are…

    • 1949

    General view of an unidentified employee loading logs into a machine in the sawmill at the Cliffs Dow wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan. Seeking a source of raw material for its new plastic,…

    • 1949-Jun

    General view of an unidentified employee filing a band saw in the sawmill at the Cliffs Dow wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan. Seeking a source of raw material for its new plastic, ethylcellulose,…

    • 1949

    General view of an unidentified employee feeding cants (logs with one or more squared sides) into a band saw in the sawmill at the Cliffs Dow wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan. Seeking a source of…

    • 1949

    General view of an unidentified employee filing circular saws in the sawmill at the Cliffs Dow wood distillation plant located in Marquette, Michigan. Seeking a source of raw material for its new plastic,…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of Percy Lavon Julian (1899-1975), African American research chemist and pioneer in the chemical synthesis of medicinal drugs from plants.

    Percy Lavon Julian was born in Montgomery, Alabama on April 11, 1899…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 1960s

    General view of an unidentified man posed with a sculpture of Paul Bunyan carved out of Styrofoam. Invented in 1941 by researchers in Dow's Chemical Physics Lab, "Styrofoam" properly refers to the Dow Chemical Company’s…

    • 1966

    General view of a young boy posed with a ball and baseball bat made out of Styrofoam. Invented in 1941 by researchers in Dow's Chemical Physics Lab, "Styrofoam" properly refers to the Dow Chemical Company’s trademarked…

    • 1962

    General view of two unidentified women posed behind a work bench with assorted objects made out of Styrofoam. Both women are wearing Styrofoam fascinators and an audience is visible in the background, indicating the…