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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, Inc., Carney's Point Works and workers housing panoramic photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1969-138
Abstract: The DuPont Company purchased the land for a smokeless powder plant at Carney's Point, New Jersey (across the Delaware River from Wilmington, Delaware) in 1890. In 1892 it produced its first guncotton, and then the first smokeless powder. This collection consists of twenty panoramic photographs of Carney's Point smokeless powder plant, including exteriors of various buildings and groups of workers.
Dates: 1915-1918

Pierre and Frederic A. Gentieu photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1989-280
Abstract: Pierre A. Gentieu (1842-1930) was a long-term employee of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company who created an invaluable photographic record of the company's Brandywine Mills at the turn of the century. This is a small group of photographs related to northern New Castle County, Delaware. There are two photographs taken by Pierre and Frederic A. Gentieu, father and son, who photographed an August outing with a large group of men, women, and children.
Dates: 1884-1920