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    • Roadside America

    • postcards; tourism; stores & shops
    • on front of card: "What is Roadside America? Who enters here will be taken by surprises! Be prepared to see more than you expect! You will be amazed at Roadside America's beauty and mechanical skill. Over 50 years in the making by our family. ...
    • Platinum Brunette

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    • Because electrical sparks must be able to jump 200 times a second through the contact point of an automobile voltage regulator, this tiny part is platinum tipped. The platinum, at $1,334 a pound, makes the part one of the most expensive, ounce for...
    • Testing nylon on humans

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    • Chemical compositions or chemically-made fibers that come in contact with the skin create specialized and challenging problems for the toxicologist. As an example, before nylon was put on the market, it was carefully tested by DuPont's toxicologist...
    • DuPont Magazine [July 1925]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Textile industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Mining; Quarrying;
    • Table of Contents: Quarrying the Granite Isles of Maine; The evolution of finishes; Bauxite mining in Arkansas; The Naiad play ball; Uncle Sam lends a hand; Mining coal at Jewel Ridge; Stump boring and blasting; Household cement a sure repeater.
    • Site of Unidentified Building

    • Benches; Sculpture;
    • "This structure is shown only on the 1903 retracing of a late 19th-century map. No other references have been found. It may be the 'old hexagonal press room' and its associated engine room referred to in connection with the 1890 explosion, but...
    • DuPont Magazine [January-February 1932]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Paint industry; Plastics industry; Textile industry; Automobile industry; Rayon; Quarrying; Blasting;
    • Table of Contents: Gunpowder was scarce in Washington's day; Packages for better selling; The prized pearls of industry; Rayon fabrics, a forecast; West Virginia's greatest tunnel project; The exploding wedge; New Fabrikoid effects and grains for...
    • DuPont Magazine [No. 3,  1998]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Suits (Clothing); Classrooms; Cookies; Agriculture; Skiing; Automobile racing; Health care; Soccer; Textile industry;
    • Table of Contents: Suited for action; Best in class; Good things in small packages; Betting on a sure thing; The pressure cooker called farming; On a Rocky Mountain high; Taking stock of Nascar's 50th; Out of the frying pan; A model approach to...
    • Auto History

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    • The First Automobile Show-People weren't even sure that the horseless carriage was "here to stay" when the first automobile show was held at the Old Madison Square Garden, New York, in 1900. Manufacturers of that period had different ideas as to...
    • Marash Girls

    • Children;
    • Written on back: "99 Shmoreek Shanlian XVII. 12 Lootfia Keshishyan CVII. These little girls left alone were taken into Miss Salmond's orphanage. Lootfia may have a mother in the U. S. but it is not sure. She was taken in as a May Huston Memorial...
    • War

    • Comics;
    • In an attached note: "Mr. Hetherington: Everything has its proper place and I am not sure if the Dye-Jest is the proper place for this cartoon. Use your judgment as Editor-in-Chief. The verse will follow later entitled "The Ole Swimmin' Hole." An...
    • DuPont Magazine [February 1936]

    • Periodicals; Chemical industry; Plastics industry; Explosives; Dynamite; Textile industry; Paint industry; Fashion industry;
    • Table of Contents: Organization for restoration; Making assurance doubly sure; The airline to the Orient; The colors are permanent; The urge to buy; Crystal urea; Around the world with Dulux; The fashion parade for southern wear; What's new;...
    • Testing nylon

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    • Chemical compositions or chemical made fibers that come in contact with the skin create specialized and challenging problems for the toxicologists. As an example, before nylon was put on the market, it was carefully tested by DuPont's Toxicologists...
    • Inspecting pirns

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    • Careful inspection is given every pirn or shipping bobbin of textile nylon yarn before it is wrapped and packaged. The inspector is one of a large group that makes sure every package is in proper condition for the manufacturer when it leaves the...

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