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    • 1970s

    Employees Matt Quigley (left) and Tom Balchin (right) holding a copy of the "Crompton & Knowles Computer Fashion Shades" catalog. This photograph was taken at the Crompton & Knowles Customer Service Laboratory in…

    • 1974

    Exterior of the new Crompton & Knowles Corporation Research Center in Gibraltar, Pennsylvania. The Research Center housed laboratories for research and development in dyes and chemicals for the textile, paper, leather,…

    • 1974

    View of a chemist in a two-person laboratory module for the synthesis and testing of dyes and chemicals at the Crompton & Knowles Research Center in Gibraltar, Pennsylvania.

    Based in Worcester, Massachusetts, Crompton…

    • 1974

    View of the Library and Information Retrieval Quarters at the Crompton & Knowles Research Center in Gibraltar, Pennsylvania. Seated are researcher John King (left) and Elizabeth B. Hamf (Literature Chemist) at right.

    • 1974

    Bruce Billman using a Perkin-Elmer Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer to test the metal content of a dye solution. This photograph was taken in the Analytical Section Laboratory at the Crompton & Knowles Research…

    • 1966

    View of chemist James F. Feeman using a portable pH meter, designed by the Althouse Chemical Company, in a laboratory at the Crompton & Knowles Research Center in Gibraltar, Pennsylvania. A special stirring table for…

    • 1966

    Research Director George Garcelon inspects a portable temperature monitoring and control device at the Crompton & Knowles Research Center in Gibraltar, Pennsylvania. The device was used to regulate chemical reactions as…

    • 1966

    View of chemist Dr. James F. Feeman filtering a dye slurry into a filter sink at the Crompton & Knowles Research Center in Gibraltar, Pennsylvania. The sink, made entirely of polyethylene, prevented the breakage of…

    • 1966

    View of Laboratory No. 1 at the Crompton & Knowles Research Center in Gibraltar, Pennsylvania. The photograph shows a typical two-person laboratory set-up for a chemist and technician, including partitioned office space…

    • 1966

    View of Laboratory No. 4 at the Crompton & Knowles Research Center in Gibraltar, Pennsylvania. The photograph shows a typical laboratory layout, including bench arrangement for easy access to the outward-opening door.…

    • 1966

    View of a secretary using a Termatrex Information Retrieval System at the Crompton & Knowles Research Center in Gibraltar, Pennsylvania. The system utilized punch-cards and a chemical identification code devised by…

    • circa 1960

    View of Warren Crowther removing a skein, a length of yarn wound in a loose coil, from the cylinder of a pressure-dyeing machine used for the application of colored dyes. This photograph was taken at the Althouse…

    • circa 1960

    View of employee William White examining a Weather-O-Meter at the Althouse Chemical Company Customer Service and Quality Control Laboratory in Reading, Pennsylvania. To the left of the Weather-O-Meter are two…

    • circa 1960

    General view of the Customer Service and Quality Control Laboratory at the Althouse Chemical Company plant in Reading, Pennsylvania. The employees visible in the photograph are, from left: Tom Margolillo; Dot Bowen;…

    • circa 1960

    Leo Labrecque using a Launder-O-Meter to test the wash-fastness of dyed fabric. Bottles containing a standard weight of fabric in a standard soap solution are visible both within and outside of the machine. During the…

    • 1950s

    Portrait of Dr. C. Scott Althouse (1880-1970), founder of the Althouse Chemical Company. A graduate of the Philadelphia Textile Institute (1900), Dr. Althouse worked with his father dyeing textiles before founding the…

    • 1955-Oct

    General view of a trade show display for the General Aniline & Film Corporation highlighting products marketed for use in the textile industry. Standing at the center of the display is research chemist Dr. Abraham O.…

    • after 1954

    Exterior of the Althouse Chemical Company manufacturing plant located at 540 Pear Street in Reading, Pennsylvania. The Althouse Chemical Company was founded in 1915 by C. Scott Althouse (1880-1970) as a small,…

    • 1952

    General view of the shipping and storage room at the Althouse Chemical Company manufacturing plant in Reading, Pennsylvania. Several rows of drums containing dyestuffs prepared for shipment fill the room. Various dye…

    • 1952

    General view of the shipping and storage room at the Althouse Chemical Company manufacturing plant in Reading, Pennsylvania. Several rows of drums, presumably containing dyestuffs ready for shipment, are visible, while…

    • 1952

    View of dyeing technicians working in the Customer Service and Quality Control Laboratory at the Althouse Chemical Company plant in Reading, Pennsylvania. The technicians are engaged in a skein dyeing process whereby…

    • 1952

    General view of assorted machinery in the Customer Service and Quality Control Laboratory at the Althouse Chemical Company plant in Reading, Pennsylvania. At center, employees Robert Wither (left) and Carroll Dick…

    • 1952

    View of dyeing technicians working in the Customer Service and Quality Control Laboratory at the Althouse Chemical Company plant in Reading, Pennsylvania. The technicians are engaged in a skein dyeing process whereby…

    • 1951

    General view of the Research Laboratory at the Althouse Chemical Company plant in Reading, Pennsylvania showing various equipment and apparatus used for the production and testing of dyestuffs.

    Based in Reading,…

    • 1951

    General view of the Research Laboratory at the Althouse Chemical Company plant in Reading, Pennsylvania showing various equipment and apparatus used for the production and testing of dyestuffs.

    Based in Reading,…