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    • 1960s – circa

    Portrait of Henry Bohn Haas (1902-1987), a specialist in organic chemistry who is credited with the discovery of gas chromatography. Haas was born in Huntington, Ohio and received his doctorate from Ohio State in 1925.…

    • 1950s – circa

    Portrait of Henry Bohn Haas (1902-1987), a specialist in organic chemistry who is credited with the discovery of gas chromatography. Haas was born in Huntington, Ohio and received his doctorate from Ohio State in 1925.…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of John Van Nostrand Dorr (1872-1962). In partnership with John Lundberg and A.D. Wilson, Van Nostrand Dorr owned the Lundberg, Dorr, & Wilson gold & silver mining operation in Terry, South Dakota. In 1916, he…

    • 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…

    • 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…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of Edgar Clay Britton (1891-1962). Born in Rockville, Indiana in 1891, Britton studied chemistry at the University of Michigan under Dr. William J. Hale. He earned his Ph.D. from Michigan in 1918 and, while at…

    • circa 1958

    Portrait of Howard Farkas (d. 1978). Farkas graduated from New York University in 1915 and was senior vice president and secretary of the U.S. Stoneware Co. He served as President of the Chemists' Club of New York from…

    • circa 1950

    Portrait of Benjamin Talbot Brooks (b. 1885). Brooks was an authority on petroleum and author of several volumes on the subject, including The Chemistry of Petroleum Hydrocarbons (1954-55).

    • 1940s – circa

    Portrait of James A. Rafferty (1886-1951). Rafferty was born in Chicago, Illinois on May 4th, 1886 and studied engineering and chemistry at the Lewis Institute of Technology. Following his graduation from Lewis in 1908,…

    • 1940s

    Portrait of George Oenslager (1873-1956), research chemist for the B. F. Goodrich Company known for the discovery and industrial application of organic accelerators to rubber.

    George Oenslager was born on September…

    • 1943 – circa

    Portrait of Sidney Dale Kirkpatrick (1894-1973). Kirkpatrick was born in Urbana, Illinois and received his B.S. from the University of Illinois in 1916. Following graduation, he served as a chemical adviser to the…

    • 1940

    Two-page article from the "News Edition" of the magazine of the American Chemical Society profiling Dr. Eugene Cornelius Sullivan (1872-1962).

    Eugene C. Sullivan was born on January 23, 1872 in Elgin, Illinois and…

    • circa 1940

    Photograph of Lawrence Joseph Henderson (1878-1942). Henderson was a professor of biological chemistry at Harvard University and founder of the Laboratory of Physical Chemistry at Harvard Medical School, as well as the…

    • 1939

    Portrait of DuPont chemist Joseph X. Labovsky (1912-2013), taken at the DuPont pilot plant in Seaford, Delaware during the early stages of nylon production and research.

    Joseph X. Labovsky was born in Kiev, Ukraine on…

    • 1930s – circa

    Portrait of George O. Curme, Jr. (1888-1976), popularly known as the father of ethylene and for his pioneering work on applications for by-products of petroleum processing.

    Born in Mount Vernon, Iowa on December 24,…

    • 1930s – circa

    Portrait of Thomas Midgley, Jr. (1889-1944), an American engineer and chemist who discovered the effectiveness of tetraethyl lead as an antiknock additive for gasoline.

    Thomas Midgley, Jr. was born on May 18, 1889 in…

    • 1930s – circa

    Portrait of George O. Curme, Jr. (1888-1976), popularly known as the father of ethylene and for his pioneering work on applications for by-products of petroleum processing.

    Born in Mount Vernon, Iowa on December 24,…

    • 1930s

    Portrait of John Van Nostrand Dorr (1872-1962). In partnership with John Lundberg and A.D. Wilson, Van Nostrand Dorr owned the Lundberg, Dorr, & Wilson gold & silver mining operation in Terry, South Dakota. In 1916, he…

    • 1931

    Caricature of food chemist Lester Francis Hoyt created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (class of…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Harry Nicholls Holmes (1879-1958) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A long-time Professor of Chemistry at Oberlin…

    • 1931

    Caricature of British chemist James Pickering Kendall (1889-1978) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. A graduate and Professor of Chemistry at…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist George Lindenberg Clark (1892-1969) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Best known for his research in microscopy,…

    • 1931

    Caricature of chemist Vincent Davis created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Per notations accompanying the caricature, Davis served as Director of…

    • 1931

    Caricature of Russian-born chemist Moses Gomberg (1866-1947) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Gomberg served as President of the American…

    • 1931

    Caricature of American chemist Charles Lathrop Parsons (1867-1954) created by artist J.C. Weller at the 1931 American Chemical Society National Meeting in Buffalo, New York. Parsons worked as a chemist and mineralogist…