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    • 2001-Dec-04

    Robert E. Finnigan begins the interview with a description of his family and childhood years in Snyder, New York. Finnigan developed an interest in military service and science while reading The Dave Darrin Series about…

    • 1985-Apr-23

    This interview, the first of several with Arnold Beckman conducted by the Chemical Heritage Foundation, begins with a discussion of Beckman's teenage experience as an industrial chemist at a local gas works in…

    • 1985-Jul-23

    The second interview begins with Arnold Beckman describing the National Technical Laboratories in the late 1930s. He details NTL policies and operations. The majority of the transcript focuses on the change from NTL to…

    • circa 1952

    General view of an unidentified employee measuring the specific gravity of a specimen in the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory. Per an article in the August 1941 edition of…

    • circa 1952

    General view of an unidentified employee at work in the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory, with view of assorted laboratory equipment and apparatus. Per an article in the…

    • circa 1952

    General view of chemist Mark Wolf preparing a sample for analysis at the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory facilities. Per an article in the August 1941 edition of the Dow…

    • 1954

    General view of chemist Bernie Thiegs working with various specimens at the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory facilities. Per an article in the August 1941 edition of the

    • 1941-Aug

    General view of chemist Bernie Thiegs preparing an insecticide intended to combat potato beetles at the Dow Chemical Company's Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory facilities. Per an article in the…

    • 1941-Aug

    General view of two employees at work in a Dow Chemical Company Agricultural Chemical Research and Development Laboratory facility. Per an article in the August 1941 edition of the Dow Diamond, the department was…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of technician Mary Moffit using an infrared spectrophotometer to analyze a sample of the insect repellent Metadelphene in a laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. Per…

    • circa 1960-Jul

    General view of research assistant Evelyn Kieffer using a reactor flask to analyze an unidentified substance in a laboratory at the Hercules Powder Company plant in Brunswick, Georgia. One of two Hercules plants…

    • 2001-Nov-13

    Robert W. Allington begins the interview with a sketch of his family history. His father, a scientist for the United States Department of Agriculture, and later at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln [UNL], encouraged…

    • 1970s

    Close-up view of a sample being inserted into a Perkin-Elmer Model 900 Gas Chromatograph for analysis at an unidentified laboratory facility.

    • circa 1964

    The photograph showing the full view of the computer bears the Moss Photography stamp; the other is unattributed.

    The integrated computing system, including a Beckman 2200 analog computer and Scientific Data Systems…

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    • 1760 – 1800

    This etching by Francesco Pedro, for Nicollo Cavalli of Venice, reproduces a painting by Francesco Maggiotto. The scene shows four individuals in a humble workroom, gathered around a brazier full of coals. The central…

    • 1970s

    General view of two unidentified students operating Perkin-Elmer infrared spectroscopy equipment in the chemical analysis instrument laboratory at Broome Community College in New York State. Per notations accompanying…

    • 1970s

    General view of an unidentified chemist preparing a drug evidence sample for analysis by a Perkin-Elmer Infrared Spectrophotometer in the Columbus Police Department Crime Laboratory. Per notations accompanying the…

    • 1970s

    General view of associate engineer R. Mark Phelan preparing a sample of silicone resin for analysis by a Perkin-Elmer infrared spectrophotometer at IBM's Manufacturing Materials Analysis Laboratory located in San Jose,…

    • 1970s

    Close-up view of a sample being inserted into a Perkin-Elmer Model 735 Infrared Spectrophotometer in use at a General Instrument Corporation laboratory in Hicksville, New York. Per notations accompanying the photograph,…

    • 1970s

    General view of an unidentified chemist preparing an oil sample for analysis by a Perkin-Elmer Model 727 Infrared Spectrophotometer in a mobile laboratory for the Environmental Protection Agency's Oil and Hazardous…

    • 1970s

    Close-up view of an infrared sensor, likely designed for use with a telescope or other optical system, in production at an unidentified Perkin-Elmer Corporation facility. The employee visible in the photograph is also…

    • 1970s

    Two views of an infrared sensor, likely designed for use with a telescope or other optical system, in production at an unidentified Perkin-Elmer Corporation facility. The employee visible in the photographs is also…

    • 1985 – 1986

    General view of a Perkin-Elmer Model 6500 Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry system in use at an unidentified laboratory facility. The individuals visible in the photograph are identified as Dr. Lee Davidowski…

    • 1970s

    General view of Dr. Eva Wittgenstein inserting a sample into a Perkin-Elmer Model 621 Grating Infrared Spectrophotometer in use at a facility associated with the Laboratory Methods Research Section of the Environmental…

    • 1970s

    General view of an unidentified chemist examining the graphical output of a Perkin-Elmer Model 621 Grating Infrared Spectrophotometer in use at the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration's Special Testing and Research…