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    • 1955

    Elevated view of a conveyor belt transporting boxes of Saran Wrap at a Dow Chemical Company manufacturing facility in Midland, Michigan. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport…

    • 1940s

    General view of several unidentified employees installing Plexiglass panels on the nose of a Douglas A-20 attack bomber. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the two halves that form the nose of the bomber are…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified female employee polishing a curved panel of Plexiglas designed for use as an aircraft windshield. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in Bristol,…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified male employee polishing a curved panel of Plexiglas designed for use on the nose of an aircraft attack bomber. Several finished panels are visible in the background. Per notations…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee fitting a Plexiglas windshield panel onto the nose enclosure of a Douglas A-20 attack bomber. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in…

    • circa 1947

    General view of Plexiglas plotting and status boards in use at an Air Force communications school located at Keesler Field in Biloxi, Mississippi. As visible in the photograph, personnel receive reports from radar…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee using a router to smooth the edge of a curved Plexiglas panel designed for use as an aircraft windshield. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the edges of the panels are…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified employee using a band saw to trim a curved Plexiglas panel designed for use as an aircraft windshield. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in…

    • 1940s

    General view of an unidentified female employee polishing a curved panel of Plexiglas designed for use as an aircraft windshield. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in Bristol,…

    • 1965

    Illustrated depiction of the production of Saran Wrap at the Dow Chemical Company in three stages. Stage 1 depicts the harvesting of raw materials, including petroleum and brine, and the manufacture of assorted…

    • 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…

    • 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 plastics products in a…

    • 1949-Jan

    General view of an insulated test chamber used in the Plastics Laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Parlin, New Jersey to determine the impact resistance of plastics at sub-normal temperatures. Per…

    • 1949-Jan

    General view of employee Felix Nakielny removing a toilet seat cover from the dimension stability test cabinet used in the Plastics Laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Parlin, New Jersey. Per notations…

    • 1949-Jan

    Close-up view of operator Felix Nakielny removing a test piece from an injection mold apparatus used in the Plastics Laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Parlin, New Jersey. Per notations accompanying the…

    • 1949-Jan

    Close-up view of J.P. Drew operating a milling cutter used in the Plastics Laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Parlin, New Jersey. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the cutter was used to cut…

    • 1940

    Advertisement for Ethofoil, a film development of Ethyl Cellulose manufactured and marketed by the Dow Chemical Company. The advertisement details the application of Ethofoil to produce durable packaging resistant to…

    • 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…

    • 1963

    Promotional photograph for Dow Handi-Wrap sandwich bags with view of a model demonstrating the new easy-to-use magic dot box packaging. Introduced in the 1960's, Dow Handi-Wrap was an economy plastic wrap specifically…

    • 1951

    General view of an unidentified employee inspecting a saran bubble as it is extruded from a machine during the production of saran film at the Dow Chemical Company plant in Midland, Michigan. During production, the film…

    • 1951

    Elevated view of employees at work in the Dow Chemical Company's saran film manufacturing facilities in Midland, Michigan. During production, saran film was trimmed and wound into so-called inventory rolls, such as…