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    • 2002-Sep-27

    Fred Basolo begins the interview discussing his arrival at Northwestern University as an inorganic chemist in 1946. At that time, organic chemistry dominated the field of chemistry, and inorganic chemistry was seen as…

    • 1991-Mar-01

    Fred Basolo begins this interview by discussing his childhood in Coello, Illinois, and his elementary and high school education. He attended Southern Illinois University where he studied to be a chemistry teacher but…

    • 1935 – 1945

    General view of a German aircraft with a Plexiglas windshield and nose panels. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the plane is identified as a Heinkel-Flugzeug HE 111, a type of bomber designed to masquerade as…

    • 1958-Jun-20

    Close-up view of a Plexiglas auger (a type of drilling device or drill bit) manufactured at an unidentified Rohm and Haas Company facility.

    The Rohm and Haas Company was founded in 1907 in Esslingen, Germany through…

    • 1958-Jun-20

    General view of the production of a Plexiglas auger (a type of drilling device or drill bit) at an unidentified Rohm and Haas Company facility. The employee visible in the photograph is also unidentified.

    The Rohm and…

    • 1963-Apr-15

    General view of Philadelphia Mayor James Tate (center) and two unidentified Rohm and Haas Company executives at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Rohm and Haas Company headquarters located on Independence Mall.…

    • 1959-Apr-22

    General view of an exhibition display board detailing the use of Plexiglas windows on jet-powered airliners. The board features several photographs of airliners, as well as samples of Douglas DC-8 and Lockheed Electra…

    • 1956-Apr-19

    General view of a display board featuring assorted samples of automotive and appliance parts made with Plexiglas molding powder, including taillight lens, dome lights, and hood medallions.

    The Rohm and Haas Company…

    • 1948-Feb

    General view of several rows of Plexiglas panels positioned on racks. Per notations accompanying the photograph, the panels are set up for an outdoor exposure test designed to demonstrate the weathering capabilities of…

    • 1953-Feb

    General view of a Union Pacific Railroad car featuring Plexiglas panels concealed under metal screens. Per notations accompanying the photograph, this box car was used to test and measure the movement of the panels and…

    • 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…

    • 1940s

    General view of two unidentified employees working on the nose of a Douglas A-20 attack bomber aircraft prior to the installation Plexiglas windshield panels. This photograph was likely taken at the Rohm and Haas…

    • 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 two unidentified employees making adjustments to a Douglas A-20 attack bomber in production at the Rohm and Haas Company plant located in Bristol, Pennsylvania. Several attack bombers, awaiting…

    • 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,…

    • 1930s

    Four photographs depicting various German automobiles with Plexiglas windshields and window panels. Per notations accompanying the photographs, the automobiles are identified as follows: 1) Opel Super 6…

    • 1969

    Aerial view of the Rohm and Haas Company chemical manufacturing plant in Bridesburg, a neighborhood located along the Delaware River in the Northeast section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

    • 1955-Aug

    General view of a Triton kettle located in Building 26 of the Rohm and Haas Company chemical manufacturing plant in Bridesburg, a neighborhood located along the Delaware River in the Northeast section of Philadelphia,…

    • 1931

    Photographic album containing 41 photographs depicting the facilities and grounds of the Charles Lennig and Company chemical manufacturing plant in Bridesburg, a neighborhood located along the Delaware River in the…

    • 1931

    Group portrait of employees at the Charles Lennig and Company chemical manufacturing plant in Bridesburg, a neighborhood located along the Delaware River in the Northeast section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Charles…