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    • Advertisement for Hercules Nitrocellulose Lacquers
    • 1930

    Advertisement for nitrocellulose lacquers manufactured and sold by the Hercules Powder Company for use on wood, metal, plaster, textiles, and other materials. The advertisement includes an illustrated depiction of a…

    • 1961

    This handbook includes a short history of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, operations at the plant, the community of Oak Ridge, and short summaries of the Area Offices. During World War II all concentration was…

    • circa 1916

    A color illustration of men in a factory creating brass couplings or nozzles. They are pouring molten metal into a mould.
    A book about rubber sourcing, cultivation, processing, and the industry during the late colonial…

    • circa 1916

    A man making a rubber hose by hand.
    A book about rubber sourcing, cultivation, processing, and the industry during the late colonial period. Published by a rubber goods company presumably for marketing. The Boston Woven…

    • Boston Woven Hose & Rubber Company power plant in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
    • circa 1916

    A color illustration of a power plant at night.
    A book about rubber sourcing, cultivation, processing, and the industry during the late colonial period. Published by a rubber goods company presumably for marketing. The…

    • 1948

    Two-fold pamphlet opens up to reveal a chart of Du Pont plastics, outlining the types of plastics Du Pont manufactures including polythene, nylon, "Pyralin" (cellulose nitrate), "Plastacele" (cellulose acetate),…

    • 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…

    • Plate I
    • 1886

    Eighteen illustrations of various fats under a microscope. Some examples are under polarized light. Dr. Taylor was trying to create a method of analyzing different fat types to be able to judge purity of food against…

    • 1949

    Pamphlet in the form of a children's alphabet book depicts the stages of death inflicted upon a grasshopper with the use of Toxaphene pesticides produced by Hercules Powder Company.

    Originally trademarked by the…

    • 1951

    With the cover advertising being "For railroads, telephone and power companies, pipe line operators, highway departments, drainage districts, oil companies, factory and warehouse superindentents and other operators,"…

    • 1949

    Illustration of an atom radiating out to four sectors of the economy: Industry, Agriculture, Medicine, and Power. This back cover of the magazine is meant to cement the idea that atomic energy is the future of business.…

    • Science fair exhibits
    • 1949

    Article illustrating and describing the potential for atomic energy as a subject in high school science exhibits.
    This is a magazine supplement meant to inform the educational leaders of the United States about the…

    • 1944

    This pamphlet reviews how the use of "Telvar" W weed killer can be an effective pesticide for weed and grass control. Depicts various industrial landscapes where "Telvar" W has been sprayed including pipelines, lumber…

    • circa 1946

    Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company's Plastics Division, with an emphasis on Saran. The advertisement features an illustration of two teenagers eating and drinking around an armchair covered in Saran…

    • circa 1991

    Print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company's Magnesium Division highlighting the development of AE42X1, a new high-temperature magnesium alloy for use in automotive engineering.

    • circa 1992

    Print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company's Magnesium Division. The advertisement features reproductions of newspaper clippings chronicling various milestones in the company's production of magnesium over the…

    • 1957

    Color print advertisement for Styron, the trade name for Styrenic plastics historically manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company for a variety of consumer applications, including packaging and food service,…

    • 1942

    Two-page advertisement for Dowmetal detailing the Dow Chemical Company's efforts to scale up magnesium production to meet increased demand from military defense activities. Produced during World War II, the…

    • (So They Use SARAN WRAP and Plenty of It!)
    • 1957

    Color print advertisement for Saran Wrap, a product of the Dow Chemical Company. The advertisement profiles the Read family of Ridgewood, New Jersey and features photographic reproductions of various cookies and party…

    • 1946-Apr-20

    Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company's Magnesium Division. The advertisement depicts a man and woman discussing the purchase of binoculars made from Dowmetal, a product marketed for its lightness and…

    • 1946-Feb-23

    Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company's Magnesium Division. The advertisement depicts two men discussing the purchase of tools made from Dowmetal, a product marketed for its lightness and durability…

    • circa 1946

    Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company's Plastics Division, with an emphasis on Saran. The advertisement features an illustration of a mother and son standing over an armchair covered in Saran plastic,…

    • Advertisement for Dow Ferric Chloride
    • 1940

    Color print advertisement for Dow Ferric Chloride, a conditioning agent used to extract organic matter from water. The advertisement features illustrated depictions of various historic civilizations and details the use…

    • 1939-Aug

    Color print advertisement for Dowell Incorporated, a subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company. The advertisement depicts two beakers, each holding a piece of iron immersed in raw hydrochloric acid, to illustrate the use…

    • Advertisement for Dow fungicides
    • 1937

    Color print advertisement for Dowicides, the trade name for a range of phenolic compounds manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company to inhibit the growth of mold and fungi. The advertisement features an…