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    • 1987

    General view of 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 taking a tour…

    • 1986-Aug-20

    William Goggin begins the interview with a description of his family and his childhood years in Michigan. After attending grade school and high school in Alma, Michigan, he attended Alma College. He received his B.S. in…

    • 1992-Jun-17

    E.N. (Ned) Brandt, company historian of The Dow Chemical Company and a major figure in Dow's public relations activities for over three decades, begins the interview by touching on his family background and early…

    • 1897-May-21

    Press clippling from The Midland Sun, May 21, 1897.

    • 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…

    • 1926

    Promotional brochure used to advertise Dowflake Calcium Chloride, a product of the Dow Chemical Company marketed for use to control dust on unpaved roads and parking lots. The brochure details the nuisance of dust…

    • 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…

    • 1891 – 1893

    Letter copying book containing accounting reports and business correspondence of Herbert H. Dow as head of the Midland Chemical Company, 1891-1893. The Midland Chemical Company was Dow's second commercial venture, and…

    • 1951

    General view of an unidentified employee examining assorted pieces of Styrofoam at a Dow Chemical Company facility. Invented in 1941 by researchers in Dow's Chemical Physics Lab, "Styrofoam" properly refers to the Dow…

    • after 1964 – before 1991

    Photograph of Dr. Bettye Washington Greene (1935-1995), believed to be the first African-American female chemist employed to work in a professional position at the Dow Chemical Company.

    Bettye Greene was born on March…

    • 1950s

    General view of chemist Delores Horne analyzing the active constituent of a weed killer in the Dow Chemical Company's Analytical Laboratory located in Midland, Michigan. Per a notation accompanying the photograph, Ms.…

    • 1930-Mar

    General view of employees at work in the main laboratory at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan. Assorted laboratory glassware and apparatus are visible throughout the laboratory.

    • 1951

    General view of an unidentified employee inspecting 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. During production, the film…

    • 1951

    Elevated view of employees at work in the Dow Chemical Company's saran film manufacturing facilities in Midland, Michigan. During production, saran film was trimmed and wound into so-called inventory rolls, such as…

    • 1951

    General view of saran bubbles being extruded from rolling machines during the production of saran film at the Dow Chemical Company plant in Midland, Michigan. During production, the film passed through a series of…

    • 1944

    General view of an unidentified female employee at work in the Dow Chemical Company's saran film manufacturing facilities in Midland, Michigan. The employee appears to be using a type of press to smooth lengths of saran…

    • 1951

    General view of an unidentified employee at work in the Dow Chemical Company's saran film manufacturing facilities in Midland, Michigan. Saran plastic is seen passing through some type of bath or wash by virtue of a…

    • 1951

    General view of two unidentified employees at work in the Dow Chemical Company's saran film manufacturing facilities in Midland, Michigan. The employees are seen stretching a length of film between two rollers. During…

    • 1951

    General view of employees at work in the Dow Chemical Company's saran film manufacturing facilities in Midland, Michigan. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War…

    • 1944

    General view of laboratory technicians analyzing assorted materials in a Dow Chemical Company laboratory. Per notations accompanying the photograph, Bill Herrick (left) is analyzing calcium chloride, which was used for…

    • 1944

    General view of technician Leo Ruhnau using an apparatus to determine the percentage of hydrochloric acid in Dowell acids at a Dow Chemical Company laboratory.

    • 1944

    General view of technician James Geary using a Klett-Summerson Photoelectric Colorimeter to obtain a determination of iodine at a Dow Chemical Company laboratory. Colorimeters are commonly used to determine trace…

    • 1944

    General view of three technicians using vacuum tube titrators to titrate aluminum in a Dow Chemical Company laboratory. The individuals visible in the photograph are identified as (left to right) Lois Nystrom, Rosemary…

    • 1944

    General view of technicians Marguerite Tenhunen (left) and Dorothy Ferris (right) using assorted apparatus in a Dow Chemical Company laboratory to determine the quantity of zinc present in experimental alloys.