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    • 1940s

    Rainbow-colored periodic table of the elements designed in the style of an irregular spiral. Per text accompanying the table, the colors and construction of the table are designed to express the relationship among…

    • 1948-Jan-05

    Philatelic First Day Cover honoring American agricultural scientist and inventor George Washington Carver (1864?-1943). The envelope features an illustrated rendering of Carver and the George Washington Carver Museum in…

    • 1948-Jan-05

    Philatelic First Day Cover honoring American agricultural scientist and inventor George Washington Carver (1864?-1943). The envelope features an illustrated rendering of Carver and the Tuskegee Institute, as well as a…

    • 1947

    Informational foldout advertisement for "Deenate" DDT Insecticides produced as a DuPont pest control product. Includes the story behind Du Pont "Deenate" DDT insecticides, facts about DDT, where and how to use "Deenate"…

    • circa 1945

    Color print advertisement for Dow Plastics featuring Ethocel, the brand name for Dow Ethylcellulose developed and marketed for a range of industrial uses. The advertisement features an illustration of a young boy…

    • 1948

    Two-fold pamphlet opens up to reveal a chart of Du Pont plastics, outlining the types of plastics Du Pont manufactures including polythene, nylon, "Pyralin" (cellulose nitrate), "Plastacele" (cellulose acetate),…

    • 1949

    Pamphlet in the form of a children's alphabet book depicts the stages of death inflicted upon a grasshopper with the use of Toxaphene pesticides produced by Hercules Powder Company.

    Originally trademarked by the…

    • 1949

    Illustration of an atom radiating out to four sectors of the economy: Industry, Agriculture, Medicine, and Power. This back cover of the magazine is meant to cement the idea that atomic energy is the future of business.…

    • 1946

    Currently banned by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration due to potential health concerns, this pamphlet outlines how Cyclan, or calcium cyclamate, can be used as an artificial sweetener in place of sugar as a…

    • Science fair exhibits
    • 1949

    Article illustrating and describing the potential for atomic energy as a subject in high school science exhibits.
    This is a magazine supplement meant to inform the educational leaders of the United States about the…

    • circa 1946

    Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company's Plastics Division, with an emphasis on Saran. The advertisement features an illustration of two teenagers eating and drinking around an armchair covered in Saran…

    • 1946-Apr-20

    Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company's Magnesium Division. The advertisement depicts a man and woman discussing the purchase of binoculars made from Dowmetal, a product marketed for its lightness and…

    • 1946-Feb-23

    Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company's Magnesium Division. The advertisement depicts two men discussing the purchase of tools made from Dowmetal, a product marketed for its lightness and durability…

    • circa 1946

    Color print advertisement for the Dow Chemical Company's Plastics Division, with an emphasis on Saran. The advertisement features an illustration of a mother and son standing over an armchair covered in Saran plastic,…

    • 1946

    General view of an unidentified employee inspecting a piece of Saran Wrap at a Dow Chemical Company facility. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II, saran…

    • 1946

    Advertising still featuring a female model seated in a lawn chair made from saran plastic. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II, saran plastic was…

    • 1948

    Two views of a trade show display featuring a range of plastic household items made from Dow Styron, the trade name for Styrenic plastics manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company for a variety of consumer…

    • 1946

    General view of a female model sitting on plastic packaging made from Dow Styron to demonstrate the packaging's durability. Styron is the trade name for Styrenic plastics historically manufactured and sold by the Dow…

    • 1949

    General view of a sales display for a range of plastic household items made from Dow Styron, the trade name for Styrenic plastics manufactured and sold by the Dow Chemical Company for a variety of consumer applications.

    • 1947-Dec-16

    General view of the Machine Room in the Tabulating Department at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan. Several employees and machines, including tabulator, sorter, and interpreter units, are…

    • 1947-Dec-16

    General view of key punch operators transcribing written data into tabulating cards in the Tabulating Department at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan. The operators are identified as…

    • 1947-Dec-16

    General view of unidentified employees at work in the machine tabulating room at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan. Per an article in the December 16, 1947 edition of The Brine Well, the…

    • 1947-Dec-16

    Close-up view of IBM Corporation customer engineer Neil Grover servicing the electrical relays on an alphabetic tabulator in the Tabulating Department at the Dow Chemical Company facilities located in Midland, Michigan.…

    • 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…

    • 1940s

    Portrait of George Oenslager (1873-1956), research chemist for the B. F. Goodrich Company known for the discovery and industrial application of organic accelerators to rubber.

    George Oenslager was born on September…