- Part of The Romance of Modern Chemistry
Entitled "A Chemical Fire-Engine," photographic reproduction depicts firemen standing on a chemical fire engine truck. The caption states how a carbonate acid mixture results in carbon dioxide, which provides water…
This interview with James R. Fair begins with a discussion of Fair's childhood in the Midwest, highlighting high-school experiences in Little Rock, Arkansas, and early interests in science. Fair attended The Citadel as…
- Interviewee Fair, James R., 1920-
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Chemical engineering, Washington University (Saint Louis, Mo.), Fair, James R., 1920-, University of Texas at Austin, Disasters, Shell Development Company, Texas--Texas City, Ethylene, High Flyer (Ship), Grandcamp (Ship), Chemical engineers, Styrene, Fires, Monsanto Chemical Company
This series of photographs depicts the aftermath of a fire that swept through the National Technical Laboratories building in South Pasadena. Most are unattributed, but Hank Hoag is identified as the photographer in one…