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    • 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 an unidentified employee using an Atlas Weather-O-Meter in the Dow Chemical Company's Coatings Technical Service department, which developed a range of materials used to improve the performance of paints…

    • 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.…

    • 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…

    • 1955

    General view of an unidentified employee weighing a rabbit in the Dow Chemical Company's Biological Chemical Laboratory. Several rows of pens containing other rabbits are visible in the background. The laboratory…

    • circa 1955

    General view of chemist Roger Monroe working with a still in the Dow Chemical Company's Bush Aromatics Research Department.

    • 1952

    General view of an unidentified technician working within a stainless steel hood used to grow experimental plants at the Dow Chemical Company's Spectroscopy Laboratory. At the laboratory, radioactive isotopes were used…

    • 1952

    General view of an unidentified employee working with assorted test tubes in the Dow Chemical Company's Biological Chemical Laboratory. The laboratory commonly conducted research and testing related to the development…

    • 1952

    General view of an unidentified employee conducting an experiment with assorted fruit specimens in the Dow Chemical Company's Biological Chemical Laboratory. The laboratory commonly conducted research and testing…

    • circa 1952

    General view of an unidentified employee holding a mouse while standing in front of several rows of cages used to house mice at the Dow Chemical Company's Biological Chemical Laboratory. The laboratory commonly…

    • 1952

    General view of an unidentified employee assembling sample panels in the Dow Chemical Company's Coatings Technical Service department. The department commonly developed a range of materials used to improve the…

    • 1952

    General view of an unidentified employee conducting low-temperature research in the Dow Chemical Company's Plastics Technical Services laboratory. In the chemical industry, a variety of machines and apparatus are…

    • 1949

    General view of two chemists using experimental distillation apparatus to purify aromatic chemicals in the Bush Aromatics Research Department at the Dow Chemical Company facilities in Midland, Michigan. The individuals…

    • 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.

    • 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 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 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…

    • 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.