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    • 1986-Mar-15

    Paul Morgan starts the interview by describing his childhood in Maine and his family background, high school, and early interests. After undergraduate studies at the University of Maine, Morgan did graduate research at…

    • 1981-Jan-21

    In this interview Dr. Frank Mayo first discusses his educational career as an undergraduate and graduate student at the University of Chicago. He then traces his professional career as a research chemist with Du Pont,…

    • 1996-Jul-24

    Joseph Labovsky opens the interview with a discussion of his childhood in Ukraine and his family experiences there after his father emigrated to the United States in 1914. Labovsky moved with his mother and siblings to…

    • 1998-Mar-21

    Stephanie Kwolek begins the interview with a discussion of her early career at DuPont. She joined DuPont in 1946, the same year she earned her B.S. in chemistry at Carnegie-Mellon University. Kwolek spent much of her…

    • 1986-May-04

    Stephanie Kwolek starts this interview by describing her family background. Her father's early death meant that her mother had to work to support Kwolek and her brother, who later became a chemical engineer. At the…

    • 1994-Dec-13

    The interview begins with Richard E. Heckert discussing his family background and childhood as the son of a Miami University of Ohio professor of education. Throughout the interview, he refers to his brother Winfield, a…

    • 1986-Feb-18

    Hayden begins with his life in Windsor, Connecticut, his academic life at Clark College, and his first employment with insurance companies in Hartford. He served in clinical laboratories and other assignments in the…

    • 1995-Mar-15

    William Hanford begins the interview with a discussion of the importance of teamwork and the influence of Roger Adams in his career. He then continues on to his family background and youth. His high school chemistry…

    • 2002-Jul-17

    Millard G. Gamble capped his thirty-nine year career in sales and marketing of fibers at E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company as the vice president of the Textile Fibers Department. Gamble begins the interview by…

    • 1973-Mar-05

    General view of a display booth showcasing DuPont Mass Spectrometers at the Pittsburgh Conference and Exposition on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy (PITTCON) held in Cleveland, Ohio in March 1973. This…

    • 1945-Nov-14

    In this handwritten letter, Prentiss discusses reports on the oxygen meter contracts and the possibility of working for Phillips Petroleum, despite his lack of enthusiasm for relocating to Oklahoma.

    Developed from a…

    • before 1940

    Hand mirror, hairbrush, comb, nail buffer and holder, button hook, and trinket box of Ivory Pyralin, a brand name for DuPont celluloid.

    In the United States during the 1860s, John Wesley Hyatt experimented with…

    • 1910 – 1940

    Irregularly-shaped wooden box with blue and off-white synthetic coatings; box is secured with two steel snap fasteners; top opens upward and is held upright with a cloth ribbon on the left side; top and bottom of box…

    • 1946-Mar-01

    Two views of hot relaxing plates on a drawing machine used at the DuPont plant in Seaford, Delaware during the early stages of synthetic fiber production and research. The plate on the left was electric-heated and the…

    • 1961

    Magazine advertisement for DuPont Lycra, the brand name for the polyester-polyurethane copolymer invented by Joseph Shivers in 1958 at the DuPont laboratory in Waynesboro, Virginia. The advertisement was published in…

    • 1960 – 1969

    Advertisement for DuPont Lycra spandex fiber depicting the mid-section of a woman modeling a girdle.

    • 1937-Mar-23

    General view of a rod spinner arranged for the production of bristles during the early stages of nylon production and research at the DuPont Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware. During production, a cylindrical…

    • 1947-Apr-09

    General view of a continuous polymerizer salt holding tank used during the early stages of synthetic fiber production and research at DuPont.

    • 1947-Apr

    General view of the component parts of a two-gear melt-pool booster pump used during the early stages of synthetic fiber production and research at DuPont. Typically, such booster pumps were used to feed a bubble-free…

    • 1947-Apr

    General view of a monomer still used during the early stages of nylon production and research at DuPont. The photograph is labeled "Figure 2," indicating that it appeared in a report or publication.

    • 1947-Mar
    • 1946-Aug-09

    Assorted apparatus, including a Fenwal Thermoswitch and Thermoregulator, H-B Mercury-in-glass Thermostat, and Scaico Thermostat, used during the early stages of synthetic fiber production and research at DuPont.…

    • 1947-Mar

    General view of a continuous denier meter used to measure the denier, or thickness, of filaments during the early stages of synthetic fiber production and research at DuPont. The spool of yarn to be measured is visible…

    • 1947-Mar

    Two views of a measuring cell used during the early stages of synthetic fiber production and research at DuPont. Typically, such cells were placed in an electrolyte bath as part of a metered device used to measure the…

    • 1947-Mar

    General view of a yarn windup used during the early stages of synthetic fiber production and research at DuPont. The components of the windup are identified as follows: windup rolls (left); gear box (center); and…