Herbert Tabor begins this interview with a discussion of his family and childhood. He grew up during the Depression in Manhattan, New York, and attended local public schools before becoming a student at City College in…
Featured on the back cover of Puck magazine, this cartoon entitled "The Pasteur Boom—High Times for Hydrophobists" mocks those who traveled to France to receive Louis Pasteur's (1822-1895) new vaccine for the rabies…
Page from the Harper's Weekly journal is entitled "How Antitoxines are Developed" and features content and photographic reproductions related to using antitoxins as a vaccine for the diphtheria virus. Top photograph is…
Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company featuring an image of a young girl on a seesaw. The accompanying text details various applications of Dow products, including vitamins, fumigation, waste disposal,…
- 1920s – circa
Portrait of Samuel Cox Hooker (1865-1935). Hooker was born on April 19, 1865, in Benchley, Kent, England and studied at the Government Science School in South Kensington, London. Hooker earned his PhD from the…
- Circa 1900
Portrait of Charles Frederick Chandler (1836-1925), an industrial chemist whose research concerning sugar refining, gas manufacturing, and chemical education greatly impacted public sanitation and health.