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    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 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

    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 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

    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.…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of skilled instrument specialist Robert L. Kennedy cleaning and repairing a stop watch in the Dow Chemical Company's Instrument Department. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was responsible for…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of the Instrument Department workroom at the Dow Chemical Company plant located in Midland, Michigan. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was responsible for the installation and maintenance of…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of instrument journeyman Norris Hunemorden servicing a Foxboro recorder, part of the control panel at the Dow Chemical Company's Ethylene Glycol Plant. Hunemorden was a member of Dow's Instrument…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of Instrument calibrationist August Aaron checking the calibration of a voltmeter in the Dow Chemical Company's Instrument Department. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was responsible for the…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of instrument journeyman Harry Beamish inserting an element into a Foxboro recording thermometer in the Dow Chemical Company's Instrument Department. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of Melvin Dietzel (kneeling) and Larry Oeffner examining the stock supply of replacement parts in the Dow Chemical Company's Instrument Department. Established in 1926, the Instrument Department was…

    • 1948-Feb-24

    General view of instrument journeyman Willard Van Wingerden operating a 16mm film projector at a Dow Chemical Company employee group meeting. Wingerden was a member of Dow's Instrument Department, which was responsible…

    • 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…

    • circa 1953

    General view, taken at night, of the exterior of the Dow Chemical Company's Vinyltoluene plant located in Midland, Michigan. An organic compound derived from styrene, vinyltoluene is commonly used in the production of…

    • 1953

    Pamphlet reviews plastic packaging manufactured by Dow Chemical Company including flexible films like Saran Wrap, foamed products such as Styrofoam, coatings including Ethocel, as well as molding and extrusion materials…

    • 1956-Jun-13

    General view of Willard Van Wingerden performing maintenance on a specialty instrument in the Dow Chemical Company's Plastics Production Laboratory. Established in 1953 as an outgrowth of Dow's Physical Research…

    • 1956-Jun-13

    General view of Richard Bayne testing distillation and miniplant operations at the Dow Chemical Company's Plastics Production Laboratory. Established in 1953 as an outgrowth of Dow's Physical Research Laboratory, the…

    • 1956-Jun-13

    General view of Wilbur Myers testing large-scale cracking and dehydrogenation processes on an apparatus in the Dow Chemical Company's Plastics Production Laboratory. Established in 1953 as an outgrowth of Dow's Physical…

    • 1956-Jun-13

    General view of Ray Kent checking a polymer operation at the Dow Chemical Company's Plastics Production Laboratory. Established in 1953 as an outgrowth of Dow's Physical Research Laboratory, the Plastics Production…

    • 1956-Jun-13

    General view of Willard King working with an apparatus used for pilot plant operations at the Dow Chemical Company's Plastics Production Laboratory. Established in 1953 as an outgrowth of Dow's Physical Research…