Image caption reads "girls sorting out imperfect grains of smokeless powder." Inset photograph caption states "smokeless powder manufacture under difficulties—during the severe winter of 1917-18; great banks of snow are seen toward the approach to the building in background."
Digitized in entirety, this illustrated work contains photographs and histories of companies that produced munitions for use in World War One. Includes the E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, Pennsylvania Trojan Powder Company, the Hercules Powder Company, Atlas Powder Company, the Bethlehem Loading Company, the Aetna Explosives Company, and the Butterworth-Judson Corporation. Select company entries include foldout panoramas of their facilities.
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Williams, W. Bradford (William Bradford). “Women Sorting out Imperfect Grains of Smokeless Powder at Hercules Powder Company's Plant in Kenvil, New Jersey.” History of the Manufacture of Explosives for the World War, 1917-1918. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago. Press, 1920. Science History Institute. Philadelphia. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/7flgia2.
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Women sorting out imperfect grains of smokeless powder at Hercules Powder Company's plant in Kenvil, New Jersey
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