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    • 1950s

    Portrait of American chemist Francis Cowles Frary (1884-1970), best known for his work with phosgene gas and the production of aluminium.

    Francis Cowles Frary was born on July 9, 1884 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of American entrepreneur Richard Scott Perkin (1906-1969) seated at a desk. In 1937, Richard Perkin and Charles Elmer (1872-1954) founded the Perkin-Elmer Corporation, an optical design and consulting company…

    • 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…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of Edgar Monsanto Queeny (1897-1968), U.S. industrialist and chairman of the Monsanto Company from 1928 to 1960. The son of Monsanto founder John Francis Queeny, Edgar Monsanto Queeny is credited with…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of Edgar Monsanto Queeny (1897-1968), U.S. industrialist and chairman of the Monsanto Company from 1928 to 1960. The son of Monsanto founder John Francis Queeny, Edgar Monsanto Queeny is credited with…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of Edgar Monsanto Queeny (1897-1968), U.S. industrialist and chairman of the Monsanto Company from 1928 to 1960. The son of Monsanto founder John Francis Queeny, Edgar Monsanto Queeny is credited with…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of Edgar Monsanto Queeny (1897-1968), U.S. industrialist and chairman of the Monsanto Company from 1928 to 1960. The son of Monsanto founder John Francis Queeny, Edgar Monsanto Queeny is credited with…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of John Van Nostrand Dorr (1872-1962). In partnership with John Lundberg and A.D. Wilson, Van Nostrand Dorr owned the Lundberg, Dorr, & Wilson gold & silver mining operation in Terry, South Dakota. In 1916, he…

    • 1950s – circa

    Portrait of Henry Bohn Haas (1902-1987), a specialist in organic chemistry who is credited with the discovery of gas chromatography. Haas was born in Huntington, Ohio and received his doctorate from Ohio State in 1925.…

    • circa 1950

    Portrait of Benjamin Talbot Brooks (b. 1885). Brooks was an authority on petroleum and author of several volumes on the subject, including The Chemistry of Petroleum Hydrocarbons (1954-55).

    • circa 1950

    Portrait of Williams Haynes (1886-1960). Williams Haynes was born on July 29, 1886 in Detroit, Michigan. After graduating from high school, Haynes worked as a reporter for the New York Sun before enrolling at Johns…

    • circa 1950

    Portrait of Arthur Vining Davis (1867-1962), American industrialist and philanthropist best known for his work with the Aluminum Company of America (Alcoa).

    Born in Sharon, Massachusetts, Arthur Vining Davis attended…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of Edgar Clay Britton (1891-1962). Born in Rockville, Indiana in 1891, Britton studied chemistry at the University of Michigan under Dr. William J. Hale. He earned his Ph.D. from Michigan in 1918 and, while at…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of Dr. C. Scott Althouse (1880-1970), founder of the Althouse Chemical Company. A graduate of the Philadelphia Textile Institute (1900), Dr. Althouse worked with his father dyeing textiles before founding the…

    • 1900s

    A half-length portrait of Friedrich Wöhler (1800–1882), a German chemist.