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    • Advertisement for Hercules Nitrocellulose Lacquers
    • 1930

    Advertisement for nitrocellulose lacquers manufactured and sold by the Hercules Powder Company for use on wood, metal, plaster, textiles, and other materials. The advertisement includes an illustrated depiction of a…

    • 1940

    Advertisement for Celluose Acetate manufactured and sold by the Hercules Powder Company for use as a base in plastic molding compounds. The advertisement features artistic renderings of various products made from…

    • 1940

    Advertisement for cellulose derivatives, including Nitrocellulose, Cellulose Acetate, and Ethyl Cellulose, manufactured and marketed by the Hercules Powder Company for use in plastic sheeting and packaging materials.…

    • 1940

    Advertisement for cellulose derivatives manufactured and sold by the Hercules Powder Company for use as a base in plastic molding compounds, including Nitrocellulose, Cellulose Acetate, and Ethyl Cellulose. The…

    • 1940

    Advertisement for Celluose Acetate manufactured and sold by the Hercules Powder Company for use as a base in plastic molding compounds. The advertisement features a hand pulling on a chain link (presumably manufactured…

    • 1961-Nov

    General view of employee Mildred Wells using a Hart moisture meter to measure the moisture in a sample of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Also known as cellulose…

    • 1961-Nov

    General view of employee Mildred Wells using a Brookfield Viscometer to measure the viscosity of a carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) solution at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Also known as…

    • 1961-Nov

    Two views of employee Mildred Wells testing samples of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) for residual fibers at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. As visible in the photograph, the samples were placed…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of the production of carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Also known as cellulose gum or tylose powder, CMC is a cellulose derivative commonly used as a…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of an unidentified employee loading packages of so-called "chemical cotton" into a boxcar at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Chemical cotton, a type of purified cellulose obtained…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of a control panel used to manage the continuous bleaching operation, part of the production of so-called "chemical cotton," at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Chemical cotton, a…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    Two views of an unidentified employee operating the control panel on an autoclave used to process ethyl cellulose manufactured at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Ethyl cellulose manufactured by…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of an unidentified employee operating a loose pulp dryer at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. The loose pulp dryer was likely used to process cellulosic fibrous materials, such as…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of an unidentified employee washing so-called "chemical cotton" as part of the continuous bleaching process at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Chemical cotton, a type of purified…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of two unidentified employees using a machine to cut stock of so-called "chemical cotton" into sheets at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Chemical cotton, a type of purified…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of the charging end of a continuous digester used at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. The continuous digester system was likely used to process cellulosic fibrous materials, such as…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of continuous bleaching equipment used in the production of so-called "chemical cotton" at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Chemical cotton, a type of purified cellulose obtained…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    Two views of an unidentified employee operating a paper machine in the Sheeting Department at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. The paper machine was likely used to process cellulosic fibrous…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of continuous bleaching equipment used in the production of so-called "chemical cotton" at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Chemical cotton, a type of purified cellulose obtained…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of an unidentified employee bagging carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Also known as cellulose gum or tylose powder, CMC is a cellulose derivative…

    • 1957-Mar-12 – 1957-Mar-15

    General view of several unidentified employees bailing and wrapping sheets of so-called "chemical cotton" for shipment at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Chemical cotton, a type of purified…

    • 1951

    Close-up view of laboratory operator Donald Stevens using a press to remove water from a sheet of so-called "chemical cotton," i.e. purified cellulose obtained from raw cotton linters, manufactured in the Cellulose…

    • 1951

    General view of a roll rewinder in use in the Cellulose Department at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Hopewell, Virginia. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the roll rewinder was used to produce smaller…

    • 1951

    Close-up view of laboratory operator Percy L. Bell checking the composition of viscose solutions produced in the Cellulose Department at the Hercules Powder Company plant located in Hopewell, Virginia. The viscose…

    • 1951

    General view of laboratory operator Donald R. Stevens checking the filtration characteristics of viscose solutions produced in the Cellulose Department at the Hercules Powder Company plant located in Hopewell, Virginia.…