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    • 1964

    Holiday-themed promotional display featuring boxes of Saran Wrap arranged to resemble a chimney. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II, saran plastic was…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of several employees using a crane to move a heat treatment tank in preparation for the expansion of rosin-making facilities at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of safety inspector John Cloer at work in the foam house at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia, with view of assorted fire-fighting and fire-suppression apparatus. One of two Hercules…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of office machine operator Pat Bodie examining a sample of rosin at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval stores, the Brunswick plant…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of technician Mary Moffit using an infrared spectrophotometer to analyze a sample of the insect repellent Metadelphene in a laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. Per…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of boilermaker Hubbie H. Hattaway operating an acetylene cutting torch in the machine shop at the Hercules Powder Company plant located in Brunswick, Georgia. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of research assistant Evelyn Kieffer using a reactor flask to analyze an unidentified substance in a laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of the tank car loading station used to transport hot rosin at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval stores, the Brunswick plant extracted…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of the exterior of the manufacturing facilities for Toxaphene, an insecticide concentrate, at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    Exterior view of a rosin manufacturing facility at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia with view of digesters on right-hand side. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval stores, the…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of Stan Fenelon (left), Pexite rosin and refinery supervisor, and Clarence Darley (right), day relief operator, examining the rosin solution evaporator apparatus at the Hercules Powder Company plant in…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of employee Edward Newmans clearing spent wood chips from an extractor tank at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants specializing in naval stores, the Brunswick…

    • circa 1947

    General view of Plexiglas plotting and status boards in use at an Air Force communications school located at Keesler Field in Biloxi, Mississippi. As visible in the photograph, personnel receive reports from radar…

    • 1956

    In 1956, Arnold O. Beckman fêted Lee de Forest at the new Munich facility of Beckman Instruments.

    Lee de Forest (1873–1961) was an inventor, most notably of Audion vacuum tubes in the early twentieth century. His…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 1945-Oct

    General view of the machine shop at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York, showing employees at work on a variety of machines, including planers, milling machines, and lathes. Formed in 1912 as part…

    • 1955

    General view of employee Emily Port inserting plugs and bridge wires into the shells of electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an…

    • 1954

    General view of employee Emily Port inserting plugs and bridge wires into the shells of electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part of an…

    • 1954

    General view of employee Bertha Warren using embroidery scissors to trim platinum wires used in the electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Formed in 1912 as part…

    • 1955

    Close-up view of employee Dorothy Locke setting lead wires in a mold, part of the assembly line production of electric blasting caps, at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. During the production of…

    • 1955

    Close-up view of a molten compound, likely a mixture of sulfur, graphite, and mica, being poured over the tip of lead wires to form the plugs of electric blasting caps produced at the Hercules Powder Company plant in…

    • 1954

    Close-up view of employee Mildred Best soldering platinum bridge wires across the two ends of the lead wires used in the electric blasting caps manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York.…

    • 1955

    General view of first class operator Sylvester (Syl) Demskie weighing diazo and potassium chlorate in the mix house at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Port Ewen, New York. Diazo and potassium chlorate were two…