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    • 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…

    • 1997-Jul-14

    Madeline Henderson begins this interview with a description of her family and early years in Quincy, Massachusetts. Henderson attended Emmanuel College, receiving an A.B. in chemistry in 1944. After college, she worked…

    • 1789

    This work by Antoine Laurent Lavoisier is widely considered the first of its kind in modern chemical literature. Select digitized content includes front cover, frontismatter, woodcut vignettes, as well as thirteen…

    • 1924

    General view of an unidentified female laboratory technician preparing a water sample for analysis at the Dearborn Chemical Company's 35th Street Laboratory. Founded in 1887, the Dearborn Chemical Company was a…

    • 1962 – 1963

    General view of employees at work in the Analytical Laboratory at the Dearborn Chemical Company's 35th Street laboratory facility located in Chicago, Illinois. The two employees visible in the foreground of the…

    • 1955

    General view of employees at work in the Analytical Laboratory at the Dearborn Chemical Company's 35th Street laboratory facility located in Chicago, Illinois. The employees visible in the photograph are identified as…

    • 1948-Jul-12

    Two-page article from the July 12, 1948 edition of Chemical and Engineering News profiling Dr. Betty J. Sullivan (1902-1999).

    Betty J. Sullivan was born on May 31, 1902 in Minneapolis, Minnesota and educated at the…

    • 2012-Mar-26 (First session)
    • 2012-Mar-27 (Second session)

    Mary K. Gall matriculated at Vassar College. Originally she was interesed in bacteriology, but she decided to major in chemistry. She felt she did not have enough 'drive' for medical school, and she always wanted to be…

    • 1986-Oct-13

    Elizabeth Dyer recounts her childhood in Haverill, Massachusetts and entering Mount Holyoke College at the age of seventeen. There she was influenced by two outstanding teachers, Louisa Stevenson and Dorothy Hahn, which…

    • 1987-Dec-15 (First session)
    • 1988-Jan-06 (Second session)

    Mildred Cohn begins the interview by reflecting on her childhood, education, and family life, describing how she was prepared to enter college by age fourteen. She then discusses her undergraduate experience at Hunter…

    • 2009-Jan-05 (First session)
    • 2009-Jan-06 (Second session)

    Sally Chapman's interest in science was fostered both by her "tinkerer" father and by the nationwide interest in innovative science education that occurred after Sputnik. She attended Smith College and worked for the…

    • 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…

    • 2012-Apr-13 (First session)
    • 2012-Apr-14 (Second session)

    Catherine Fenselau grew up in York, Nebraska. Always interested in science, first archaeology and ultimately chemistry, she attended Bryn Mawr College. The chairman of the chemistry department, Ernst Berliner, became…

    • 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 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 female technician inserting a sample of an organic solvent into a Perkin-Elmer gas chromatograph at a laboratory associated with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health…

    • 1970s

    General view of Senior Pollution Control Technician Tara Schultz inserting a stack gas sample via syringe into a Perkin-Elmer gas chromatograph in the pollution laboratory at a Bethlehem Steel Corporation plant in…

    • 1970s

    Two views of laboratory technician Cynthia A. Alley operating a Perkin-Elmer gas chromatograph and data station in a laboratory at the Analytical Bacteriology Branch of the Centers for Disease Control. In the first…

    • 1970s

    General view of an unidentified female technician inserting a sample into a Perkin-Elmer Model F-30 Gas Chromatograph for analysis at the the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Hazards…

    • 1973

    General view of an unidentified female technician loading blood serum samples into a Perkin-Elmer Model F-40 Multifract Gas Chromatograph in a laboratory at the Institut für Rechtsmedizin located in Göttingen, Germany. …

    • 1970s

    General view of chemist Janet Sheridan placing two oil samples into a Perkin-Elmer double-beam fluorescence spectrophotometer at a Coast Guard Research and Development Center laboratory. Per notations accompanying the…

    • 1970s

    General view of clinical technologist Mullin Chiong measuring a urine sample prior to analysis in the analytical laboratory at the Yale-New Haven Medical Center. Per notations accompanying the photograph, a Perkin-Elmer…

    • 1970s

    General view of two unidentified chemists discussing the spectrum of a compound analyzed using a Perkin-Elmer fluorescence spectrophotometer in the laboratory of the Biomolecular Sciences Section of the Arthur D. Little…