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    • New kind of soap

    • Synthetic detergent
    • Within the last few years, the chemist has developed a new kind of soap. Starting with ordinary vegetable and animal oils, the chemist now makes fatty alcohols which, in combination with sulfuric acid and other chemicals gives a new class of...
    • Walker's Mill

    • Mills; Storage facilities; Textile industry;
    • "Built in 1814 by Joseph B. Simms, this stone mill was operated through most of its long life as a cotton spinning mill. The land belonged to E. I. du Pont, and the Brandywine Manufacturers' Sunday School first met there. The mill and the...
    • Building at Longwood

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    • Handwritten by P.S. du Pont on back: "Old building where Mr. Pierce kept his mineral collection. Small greenhouse in front. The tree now grown in back started on the floor of this greenhouse and was in 1906 a first year shoot. The tree in front of...
    • DuPont Magazine [October-November 1951]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Textile industry; Agriculture; Plastics industry; Tire industry; Copper;
    • Table of Contents: A new home in Tennessee; Ocean deep, tower high; Speedup in the darkroom; Look who's shopping now; Report on dacron; The farmer's million-dollar coat; Stronger muscles for the air arm; Birth of a toothbrush; Those tireless tires;...
    • Woman biking to work

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    • Twenty-one year old Beatrice Vienna and over 450 of her follow employees now ride bicycles to work at Vega Aircraft Corporation to save essential rubber for the war effort. Married to aircraft worker, Art Vienna, Beatrice is one of the many women...
    • Twin trim lines

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    • Willow Run MI- Where less than a year ago workmen were still removing bomber machinery, a pair of 2000 foot long Kaiser-Frazer body trim lines now complete 45 bodies an hour each. The gigantic Kaiser-Frazer automobile lat is now equipped with two...
    • American Eagle

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    • Copy of painting of the American Eagle, which is the ship that brought members of the du Pont family to America in 1800. Typed caption with image: "COPY - December 21, 1946. From records of the former Bureau of Marine Inspection and Navigation,...
    • Types of printing plates

    • Dycril Printing Plates
    • Six types of photopolymer printing plates are now available from DuPont's first plant for Dycril at Parlin, New Jersey. These include the large unexposed plate in the background. This and two other types of thin flexible plates, as shown, are now...
    • DuPont Magazine [No. 4, 2001]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Automobile industry; Soybeans; Yachts; Pots & pans; Harpsichords; Jeans (Clothing); Floor coverings;
    • Table of Contents: Something old, something really snazzy; Venturing into the 8th continent; Shipshape with Tyvek; Now you see it, now you don't; Leadero f the pack; Hello, Teflon; The sound of harpsichord music; Jean therapy; From the ground up;...
    • Gary

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    • Who said the days of miracle cities in the US are over? Gary, steel town, started on wasteland in 1900, has grown to be a city of 110000 in 1929. This is the spot on which the heart of the city of Gary, Indiana now stands. In a contrast photo you...
    • Military magic carpet

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    • This triple duty Super Constellation, sporting a new military look, is ready to start long haul service with the Military Air Transport Service as a convertible transport that can be quick switched to carry passengers, cargo or hospital litter...
    • Belle Works

    • Belle, West Virginia
    • View from 200 feet stack at Boiler House looking up Kanawha River. Hydrogen Holder is completely inflated. Note two Ammonia Storage tanks to the right of holder and the guide frame columns of the relief holder at bottom of picture. Club House is at...
    • Lucite bowls

    • Use of Lucite
    • These plastic bowls for fruits, flowers and salads are molded from DuPont's new plastic material, patterned Lucite acrylic resin sheets. Surface patterns of varied designs are formed into the light, shatter resistant sheets. Equipment for...

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