- (So They Use SARAN WRAP and Plenty of It!)
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…
Two views of display models of Perkin-Elmer Corporation instruments and apparatus being examined by groups of unidentified men, women, and children. The model in the top photograph depicts a stratoscope, a balloon-borne…
General view of a young boy examining a model of a stratoscope, a balloon-borne astronomical telescope designed to study the turbulence and granulation in the Sun's photosphere, as well as planetary atmospheres. Several…
General view of a young boy posed with a ball and baseball bat made out of Styrofoam. Invented in 1941 by researchers in Dow's Chemical Physics Lab, "Styrofoam" properly refers to the Dow Chemical Company’s trademarked…
General view of a young boy posed holding a block of Styrofoam over his head to demonstrate the product's buoyant and lightweight properties.
Invented in 1941 by researchers in Dow's Chemical Physics Lab, "Styrofoam"…
- Circa 2001
This series of photographs documents employees and their children participating in Take Our Children to Work Day. Arnold Beckman was on hand for the event, as was a team of volunteers.
The bordered photograph featuring Coca-Cola bottles and ice buckets is dated 1949. The bordered photographs of children are dated 1946. The exact date of the photographs without white borders is unknown.