Color print advertisement for Dowmetal, a magnesium alloy manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company. The advertisement features an illustrated depiction of a plane flying above an array of clouds. The…
- Blériot Monoplane
Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a monoplane designed and flown by French aviator, inventor, and engineer Louis Blériot (1872-1936). In 1909, Blériot became world-famous for making the first…
- Antoinette Monoplane
Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a monoplane manufactured by Antoinette, a French manufacturer of light petrol engines, and flown by French aviation pioneer Arthur Charles Hubert Latham…
- Farman Biplane
Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a biplane manufactured by Farman Aviation Works, a French aircraft company founded and run by brothers Richard, Henri, and Maurice Farman. This postcard is part…
- R. Esnault-Pelterie Monoplane
Postcard featuring a hand-drawn illustrated depiction of a monoplane designed and flown by French aircraft designer and spaceflight theorist Robert Esnault-Pelterie (1881-1957). This postcard is part of a set originally…
General view of an exhibition display board detailing the use of Plexiglas windows on jet-powered airliners. The board features several photographs of airliners, as well as samples of Douglas DC-8 and Lockheed Electra…
General view of an unidentified employee fitting a Plexiglas windshield panel onto the nose enclosure of a Douglas A-20 attack bomber. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in…
General view of two unidentified employees working on the nose of a Douglas A-20 attack bomber aircraft prior to the installation Plexiglas windshield panels. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas…
Beckman's Glenrothes plant was originally built in 1958; a second phase of construction was completed in 1962. The plant closed in 1991.
Identified individuals include Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip, Cyprion Bridge,…
- Photographer Dietrich, T. A., Gordon Photographer, James R. Smith & Son, Terras, Markinch, Cathness Brothers, Harvey, G. W.
- Subject Factories, Buildings, Beckman, Arnold O., Executives, Automobiles, Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-, Airplanes, Executives' spouses, Aerial photographs, Beckman Instruments, inc., Philip, Prince, consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1921-
In 1955, the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce visited Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany, Switzerland, France, and England to promote Southern California to European politicians and industrialists.