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    • 1963

    Portrait of German-American physicist John J. (John Josef) Grebe (1900-1984), best known for his contributions to the plastics industry, including the development of polystyrene, Styrofoam, and Saran plastics.

    After…

    • 1961

    This handbook includes a short history of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, operations at the plant, the community of Oak Ridge, and short summaries of the Area Offices. During World War II all concentration was…

    • 1964

    General view of a promotional display for Styrofoam insulation detailing the material's efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and resistance to rot, mold, and deterioration. Invented in 1941 by researchers in Dow's Chemical…

    • 1964

    General view of a promotional display for Styrofoam insulation detailing the material's use in roofing. Invented in 1941 by researchers in Dow's Chemical Physics Lab, "Styrofoam" properly refers to the Dow Chemical…

    • 1963

    General view of assorted marketing materials for Dow Saran Wrap, including an advertising schedule and promotional tie-ins related to the Pillsbury Bake-off. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and…

    • 1965

    General view of two stacked display packs for Saran Wrap Squares. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II, saran plastic was subsequently developed and marketed…

    • 1965

    General view of an artist's rendering of packaging for Dow Handi-Wrap sandwich bags. Introduced in the 1960's, Dow Handi-Wrap was an economy plastic wrap specifically marketed for use in lunchboxes and for its ability…

    • 1964

    General view of a promotional gift box containing assorted Dow plastics products, including Saran Wrap and Handi-Wrap sandwich bags. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during…

    • 1964

    General view of two children seated in front of a Christmas tree decorated with icicles made from saran plastic. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II, saran…

    • 1968

    General view of a female model posed with a shopping cart containing assorted Dow Chemical Company consumer products next to a grocery store display for Dow Handi-Wrap. Introduced in the 1960's, Dow Handi-Wrap was an…

    • 1972

    Developed in 1972, the HP-35 was Hewlett Packard's first pocket calculator and the first pocket calculator ever to have transcendental functions. Twenty HP engineers spent two years and approximately $1 million…

    • 1979-Apr-26

    During the course of this interview, Charles Price discusses his life and career as a chemist. Initially, he recalls his childhood, early education, and undergraduate life at Swarthmore College. Price then speaks about…

    • 1979-Mar-03 (First session)
    • 1979-Mar-04 (Second session)

    This interview covers the education, teaching, and research of Melvin S. Newman, an eminent organic chemist. Initially, Newman discusses his family, childhood, and early education. He then elucidates his undergraduate…

    • 1965

    Illustrated throughout with topics including corporate emergency planning, emergency planning at the plant and general provisions (corporate and plant levels). Also includes an industrial defense organization chart.

    • 1968

    Illustrated throughout including chapters on fallout shelters, supplies, fire hazards and emergency care of the sick and injured. The section on major natural disasters covers floods and hurricanes, tornadoes, winter…

    • 1970

    SILASTIC demonstration mammary breast implant/sizer/prosthesis in original packaging and box with accompanying paperwork.

    A: White cardboard box with blue product label adhered to top of box. Box opens to reveal…

    • 1952 – 1964 (Inclusive dates of objects depicted)
    • 1965 (Date attributed to photographs)

    Two advertising stills featuring examples of various Saran Wrap packaging. Each package is marked with a corresponding date of production ranging from 1952 to 1964. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and…

    • 1965

    Two views of a sales display featuring assorted household supplies, including Dow brand Saran Wrap and Handi-wrap. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II,…

    • 1964

    Holiday-themed promotional display featuring boxes of Saran Wrap arranged to resemble a chimney. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II, saran plastic was…

    • 1965

    General view of packaged rolls of saran film at a Dow Chemical Company manufacturing facility in Midland, Michigan. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and equipment for transport during World War II,…

    • 1972

    General view of a conveyor belt transporting cases 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…

    • 1972

    General view of two unidentified employees prepping cases of Saran Wrap for transport at a Dow Chemical Company manufacturing facility in Midland, Michigan. Initially developed for the U.S. Army to wrap arms and…