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    • 1952 – 1964 (Inclusive dates of objects depicted)
    • 1965 (Date attributed to photographs)

    Two advertising stills featuring examples of various Saran Wrap packaging. Each package is marked with a corresponding date of production ranging from 1952 to 1964. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and…

    • 1950s

    General view of employees examining a Styron belt (also known as a ribbon) as it is extruded from a machine in the Styron manufacturing facilities at the Dow Chemical Company plant located in Midland, Michigan. Per…

    • 1950s

    General view of unidentified employees at work in the Styron manufacturing facilities at the Dow Chemical Company plant located in Midland, Michigan. A Styron belt (also known as a ribbon) is visible being extruded from…

    • circa 1953

    General view of Dow employee Lou Friederick presenting on the chemical processes underlying the production of plasticizers, such as saran film, at the Dow Chemical Company. Friederick is seen using a pointer to…

    • 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…

    • 1953-Feb

    General view of a Union Pacific Railroad car featuring Plexiglas panels concealed under metal screens. Per notations accompanying the photograph, this box car was used to test and measure the movement of the panels and…

    • 1953-Mar

    General view of entomologist E.E. ("Gene") Kenaga at work in the storage room for grain insect cultures at the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory. Per notations accompanying…

    • 1950s

    Close-up view of a Perkin-Elmer Model DSC-1 Differential Scanning Calorimeter. The man posed with the instrument is unidentified.

    • 1950s

    General view of an unidentified female model demonstrating use of a Perkin-Elmer Model 21 Infrared Spectrophotometer. Notably, the Perkin-Elmer Model 21 was designed as the first linear wave-number versus transmittance…

    • 1950s

    General view of an unidentified group examining a Perkin-Elmer stratoscope, a balloon-borne astronomical telescope designed to study the turbulence and granulation in the Sun's photosphere, as well as planetary…

    • 1950s

    General view of Perkin-Elmer Corporation co-founder and President Richard Scott Perkin (right) and an unidentified individual examining a portion of the interior of a Perkin-Elmer instrument.

    • 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

    General view of Perkin-Elmer Corporation Vice President Thomas Fahy (right) and two unidentified individuals examining a model of a stratoscope, a balloon-borne astronomical telescope designed to study the turbulence…

    • 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…

    • 1953-Apr

    Artist's rendering of the continuous digester system used at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. The continuous digester system was likely used to process cellulosic fibrous materials, such as…

    • 1950s

    Color advertisement from Jantzen Knitting Mills, Inc. in Portland, Oregon for a Jantzen swimsuit. The ad features a young woman wearing a strapless light blue one-piece swimsuit. In the background, a young man wearing…

    • 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

    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.…

    • circa 1953

    General view of plant pathologists Richard Gruenhagen (left) and Jack Hardy (right) at work in the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Research Laboratory in Seal Beach, California.

    • 1953 – 1963

    General view of a section of the Vanadium Corporation of America facilities near White Canyon in San Juan County, Utah. Uranium and vanadium were mined from the sandstone canyons and used to produce crude vanadium oxide…

    • 1950s

    Overhead view of an unidentified employee filling storage containers during the production of aspirin at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan.

    • 1950s

    General view of the interior of the pot house used for the production of caustic soda at the Dow Chemical Company plant located in Midland, Michigan. Also known as sodium hydroxide, caustic soda was commonly used to…