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    • 1963

    Portrait of German-American physicist John J. (John Josef) Grebe (1900-1984), best known for his contributions to the plastics industry, including the development of polystyrene, Styrofoam, and Saran plastics.

    After…

    • 1964

    General view of a promotional display for Styrofoam insulation detailing the material's efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and resistance to rot, mold, and deterioration. Invented in 1941 by researchers in Dow's Chemical…

    • 1964

    General view of a promotional display for Styrofoam insulation detailing the material's use in roofing. Invented in 1941 by researchers in Dow's Chemical Physics Lab, "Styrofoam" properly refers to the Dow Chemical…

    • 1946

    General view of an unidentified employee inspecting a piece of Saran Wrap at a Dow Chemical Company facility. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II, saran…

    • 1963

    General view of assorted marketing materials for Dow Saran Wrap, including an advertising schedule and promotional tie-ins related to the Pillsbury Bake-off. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and…

    • 1965

    General view of two stacked display packs for Saran Wrap Squares. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II, saran plastic was subsequently developed and marketed…

    • 1965

    General view of an artist's rendering of packaging for Dow Handi-Wrap sandwich bags. Introduced in the 1960's, Dow Handi-Wrap was an economy plastic wrap specifically marketed for use in lunchboxes and for its ability…

    • 1964

    General view of a promotional gift box containing assorted Dow plastics products, including Saran Wrap and Handi-Wrap sandwich bags. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during…

    • 1946

    Advertising still featuring a female model seated in a lawn chair made from saran plastic. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II, saran plastic was…

    • 1964

    General view of two children seated in front of a Christmas tree decorated with icicles made from saran plastic. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II, saran…

    • 1968

    General view of a female model posed with a shopping cart containing assorted Dow Chemical Company consumer products next to a grocery store display for Dow Handi-Wrap. Introduced in the 1960's, Dow Handi-Wrap was an…

    • 1930s

    General view of Dearborn Chemical Company employee E.P. Fager comparing the color of two solutions during a water sample field test. Assorted glassware and a Dearborn portable testing cabinet are visible on the table.…

    • 1927 – 1928

    General view of the office of Laboratory Director Dudley Kimball French (center) at the Dearborn Chemical Company 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. The female employees visible in the…

    • 1927 – 1928

    General view of Eva Vaughn (left) and an unidentified employee at work in an office space at the Dearborn Chemical Company 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn…

    • 1927 – 1928

    General view of male and female employees at work in an office space at the Dearborn Chemical Company 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. While the two female employees closest to the camera…

    • 1925-Jan – 1925-Mar

    General view of male and female employees at work in an office space at the Dearborn Chemical Company 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. While the majority of the employees are unidentified,…

    • 1927 – 1928

    General view of employees at work in an office at the Dearborn Chemical Company's 35th Street laboratory facility and manufacturing plant. The employees seated at the desks are identified as John W. Brashears (left) and…

    • 1927 – 1928

    General view of employees at work in the library at the Dearborn Chemical Company 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. The male employees are identified as C.C. Dennis (left) and A.H. Reynolds…

    • 1927 – 1928

    General view of unidentified female employees at work in the stenographic office space at the Dearborn Chemical Company 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn…

    • 1927 – 1928

    General view of the laboratory office space at the Dearborn Chemical Company 35th Street laboratory facilities located in Chicago, Illinois. The employees seated at the desks are identified as A.H. Reynolds (left) and…

    • 1927 – 1928

    General view of male and female employees at work at the Dearborn Chemical Company's 35th Street laboratory facility and manufacturing plant. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn Chemical Company was a corporate ancestor of…

    • 1925-Mar

    General view of male and female employees at work at the Dearborn Chemical Company's 35th Street laboratory facility and manufacturing plant. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn Chemical Company was a corporate ancestor of…

    • 1925-Mar

    General view of female employees at work at the Dearborn Chemical Company's 35th Street laboratory facility and manufacturing plant. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn Chemical Company was a corporate ancestor of…

    • 1925-Mar

    General view of female employees at work at the Dearborn Chemical Company's 35th Street laboratory facility and manufacturing plant. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn Chemical Company was a corporate ancestor of…

    • 1927 – 1928

    Close-up view of employee J.D. Purcell seated in his office at the Dearborn Chemical Company's 35th Street laboratory facility and manufacturing plant. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn Chemical Company was a corporate…