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    • View of mess hall

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    • Mess Hall, one of eight in construction camp, served meals family style to 45,000 contraction workers. In one 18 month period they dished out 10 million eggs, 1.5 million pounds of chicken, 2.3 million pounds of beef, 2.3 million loaves of bread,...
    • Taxes

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    • These 61 men and women, and the files, machines and other equipment that surround them, represent the force required to handle the DuPont Company's annual tax bill. In 1952, total taxes and re-negotiation for DuPont amounted to $395 million, more...
    • Memphis TN Plant

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    • Automatic controls for treatment of wastes at DuPonts Memphis TN plant insure that effluent is made harmless before it is discharged into nearby stream. Waste treatment area includes two large eight hour retention basins and a smaller one hour...
    • Memphis TN Plant

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    • One of two eight hour retention ponds at DuPonts Memphis, TN plant where trade waste effluent from cyanide operation is treated. From these ponds the effluent goes to a one hour retention basin to insure completion of cyanide destruction and then...
    • Memphis TN Plant

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    • Waste from manufacturing operations at DuPonts Memphis, TN plant receives special treatment before it is finally discharged into nearby stream, Building in background houses automatic controls. Pipes carry chlorine, caustic and steam, which are...
    • Searching for oxygen

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    • Three parts per million of hydrogen and 10 parts per million of oxygen can be detected in titanium metal by apparatus operated by this technician at the DuPont Company's Newport, Delaware plant. Oxygen makes the metal hard and brittle, thus amount...
    • West lakefront ore docker

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    • Whiskey Island, Cleveland OH- Photo shows freighter being unloaded at the ore docks. This is done by Clam Shell Buckets. Each bucket will pick up from 12 to 17 tons of ore in one bite. The buckets load is weighed automatically, between 8 million...
    • DuPont Magazine [August-September 1947]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Construction industry; Paint industry; Explosives; Nylon; Sports; Plastics industry; Textile industry; Pest control;
    • Table of Contents: Construction industry and DuPont; Harnessing the Etowah; Color and the cash register; Building with explosive rivets; Nylon and sports; Please be seated; The cavalcade rolls along; Dividends with DDT; Ten parts per million;...
    • Payday

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    • Ford Motor Company workers at the Rouge plant line up beside a company pay truck to claim their wages. One of the few large organizations that pay its employees in cash, Ford has its own armored trucks to transport a daily payroll of a million and...
    • View of Chambers Works

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    • DuPont's 25 million pound 'Hylene' organic, isocyanates plant now on stream at the Chambers Works, Deepwater Point, New Jersey. The plant was constructed during 1955 and completed in January of 1956. It currently employs approximately 80 people....
    • Cleveland plant

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    • This sulfuric acid production unit at the Cleveland Works of the DuPont Companys Industrial and Biochemicals Department is a striking example of the high investment per employee required in the modern chemical industry. Completed in 1949 at a cost...
    • DuPont Magazine [March-April 1969]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Racetracks (Horse racing); Airports; Weeds; Fishing; Steel industry;
    • Table of Contents: Safer tracks for thoroughbreds; Busy, and getting busier; Innovation in the olive groves; The carge of the light tackle brigade; The rockets' million dollar glare; A versatile web for varied assignments; they have your number;...
    • Main Street Depot (Main & 15th sts)

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    • 1520 East Main Street (at East Franklin Street); Architects: Wilson, Harris, and Richards; Date built: 1901; On back: "This handsome railroad depot, with its imposing clock tower, was completed in 1900 [sic], and with the extensive viaduct system...
    • DuPont Magazine [September-October 1921]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Textile industry; Dyeing;
    • Table of Contents: Touches of luxury at the Ritz-Carlton; Don't use low-grade detonators; Stripping a sand pit by blasting; Collier's binds a million books in Fabrikoid; Sales value of paint specialties; Dye difficulties disappearing; Holiday...
    • View of Chambers Works

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    • DuPont's 25 million pound 'Hylene' organic, isocyanates plant now on stream at the Chambers Works, Deepwater Point, New Jersey. The plant was constructed during 1955 and completed in January of 1956. It currently employs approximately 80 people....
    • All American Canal

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    • 100 4 horse teams are at work on a section of the All American Canal being constructed by the Bureau of Reclamation in the Imperial Valley CA. This force account work has provided farmers of Imperial Valley with major work relief jobs. These teams...

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