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DuPont Chamber Works New Ponsol Colors Building construction panorama

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Identifier: 2010-275
Abstract: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The Chamber Works was constructed as a dyeworks at Deepwater Point, New Jersey in 1914. This item is a panoramic photograph shows the New Ponsol Colors Building under construction at DuPont's Chambers Works in Deepwater, New Jersey on July 13, 1936.
Dates: 1936

DuPont Powder Co., One section of B Plant Box Repair Shop panorama

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Identifier: 2013-217
Abstract: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company was established as a black powder manufactory in 1802. The DuPont Company purchased a site near City Point, Virginia on the James River in 1912 in order to build a dynamite plant located closer to the southern market. The onset of World War I, however, created a great demand for guncotton, and the Hopewell Works was converted to that purpose, starting in 1915. This item is a 1916 panoramic photograph of the repair shop.
Dates: 1916 November

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Deepwater Point Works panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-140
Abstract: The DuPont Company constructed a dye works at Deepwater Point, New Jersey (also called just Deepwater, New Jersey) during World War I to enter the market for dyes left vacant by Germany's absence. This collection consists of fifteen panomaric photographs of views of the Deepwater Point, New Jersey dye works of the DuPont Company, including ground before building started, building exteriors, and a group portrait of employees of the Jackson Laboratory.
Dates: 1916-1923

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. dynamite works panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 1969-155
Abstract: The Louviers dynamite works began production in 1908 and provided explosives primarily for mines in the region. The panoramic photograph shows a view of the DuPont Company dynamite works at Louviers, Colorado, including the magazine area, powder line, and overall view.
Dates: 1922

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Experimental Station and Country Club panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 1969-144
Abstract: The DuPont Company's Executive Committee established the Experimental Station, a research facility located on the banks of the Brandywine Creek across from DuPont's first black powder works. The panoramic photograph provides an overview of the DuPont Company Experimental Station and Country Club, outside of Wilmington, Delaware. It shows temporary structures and construction for expansion of the Experimental Station.
Dates: circa 1947

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Guncotton plant panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-145
Abstract: The DuPont Company purchased a site near City Point, Virginia on the James River in 1912 in order to build a dynamite plant located closer to the southern market. The panoramic photographs show exteriors of the plant, views of the workers' housing, the town (including the African American section), and a photograph of the Hopewell China Corporation, a post-war reuse of one of the facilities.
Dates: 1918-circa 1920

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Haskell Works panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-141
Abstract: In 1902, DuPont took control of Laflin & Rand, including the Haskell Works. Infallible and Ballistite powders were manufactured there. The works played an important role in smokeless powder production during World War I. The panoramic photographs depict views of the Du Pont Company's smokeless powder works in Haskell, New Jersey and the workers village nearby.
Dates: circa 1920

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Jackson and Technical laboratories at the Dye Works panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-156
Abstract: The Jackson Laboratory and the Technical Laboratory was established by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company at its Deepwater, New Jersey, in 1917 and 1920 respectively to manufacture and research dyes. This collection consists of two panoramic photographs of exteriors of the laboratories.
Dates: undated

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Neoprene B plant panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-158
Abstract: The Neoprene B plant was located at DuPont's Deepwater Point, New Jersey site, which was later named the Chambers Works. This collection consists of three panoramic photographs showing the construction of the Neoprene B plant.
Dates: 1938

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Old Hickory plant panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-159
Abstract: The War Department of the United States Government contracted with the DuPont Company to build and run a smokeless powder plant called the Old Hickory plant on the Cumberland River near Nashville, Tennessee during World War I. These panoramic photographs show overall views of DuPont Company's Old Hickory smokeless powder plant, also views of exterior and interior details.
Dates: 1918

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc., Parlin, New Jersey plant panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-139
Abstract: In 1904 the DuPont Company purchased the International Smokeless Powder and Chemical Company, which was then producing smokeless powder and nitrocellulose products in their plant in Parlin, New Jersey. This collection consists of seven panormaic photographs that show views of the Parlin, New Jersey plant, including views of production facilities and worker housing.
Dates: 1918; 1925

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Penniman shell loading plant panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-161
Abstract: The DuPont Company acquired a site on the York River in Virginia on which they planned to build a dynamite plant. The U.S. Government took over the property in 1918 and got the DuPont Company to build a shell loading plant instead. These three panoramic photographs show overall views of the shell loading plant at Penniman, Virginia during World War I.
Dates: 1918

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Pompton Lakes panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-152
Abstract: In 1902 the DuPont Company acquired the Smith Electric Fuze Company and some other properties in the Pompton Lakes, New Jersey area. DuPont continued the manufacture of fuses, blasting caps, and other blasting supplies at the plant, adding a shell plant and other facilities. One panoramic photograph shows an overview of the DuPont Company plant at Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, 1918, and the other is a group portrait of staff, August 25, 1943.
Dates: 1918; 1943

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Racine explosive plant engineers panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 1969-147
Abstract: In 1918, the company opened an additional plant in Racine, Wisconsin to increase the production of smokeless powder to meet the growing demand in order to support the war effort. This panoramic photograph shows a group of engineers outside of the plant.
Dates: circa 1914-1918

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Repauno Works panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-142
Abstract: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company Repauno Works manufactured high explosive dynamite. The company began as the Repauno Chemical Company on June 7, 1880, by Lammot du Pont (1831-1884), a chemist working for the family business, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, a chemical company which originally produced gunpowder. The panoramic photographs show two views of the dynamite works and workers village at the DuPont Company's Repauno Works.
Dates: 1919; 1926

E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. Spruance plant panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 1969-157
Abstract: In 1927 the DuPont Company constructed a plant to manufacture viscose rayon. This panoramic photograph depicts an overview of the DuPont Company's Spruance Plant in Richmond, Virginia.
Dates: 1935 March 12

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

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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

Fort DuPont panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 1969-153
Abstract: Built in 1899, Fort DuPont was the headquarters for the Coastal Defense command area which included the Delaware River and Bay. This panoramic photograph shows an exterior view of buildings (including officers quarters) and parade grounds at Fort DuPont.
Dates: undated

Great Oil Fields at Burkburnett, Texas panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 1969-151
Abstract: The oil fields in Burkburnett Texas are well-known for being an abundant source of petroleum. This item is a panoramic photograph which shows oil wells and buildings.
Dates: undated

Indiana Ordnance Works panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-143
Abstract: The Indiana Ordnance Works was built by the DuPont Company for the U.S. Government beginning in 1940. It manufactured military explosives, propellants, and smokeless powder. The panoramic photographs show overviews of the Indiana Ordnance Works facilities, Charlestown, Indiana.
Dates: 1941

Joseph Bancroft & Sons Co. textile mill panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 2004-240-1
Abstract: Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company manufactured, bleached, dyed, and finished a variety cotton-made goods. A panoramic view of Bancroft Mills in Wilmington, Delaware.
Dates: circa 1930

McCullough Iron Company, Octoraro Works exterior photograph

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Identifier: 1971-mss-713
Abstract: McCullough Iron Company produced the first galvanized sheet iron in the United States, and then went on to produce charcoal blooms and iron bars. The Octoraro Rolling Mill was built in 1828, originally owned by Joseph Roman and purchased by McCullough & Co. in 1857. It operated until 1893. This item is a panoramic-type nineteenth century albumen photograph showing the town of Rowlandsville, Maryland, on Octoraro Creek in Cecil County. The iron-works may be in the distance, and the houses may be predominantly worker's housing.
Dates: circa 1870

Newport, Rhode Island panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 1972-325
Abstract: J.A. (Joshua Appleby) Williams (1817-1892) was a photographer working in Newport, Rhode Island from 1847 to 1885. The item is a panoramic photograph most likely of Newport, Rhode Island, view may cover almost a complete 360 degree circuit.
Dates: circa 1870

Pierre Gentieu Hagley area photographs and DuPont Company ephemera

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Identifier: 1995-261
Abstract: Pierre A. Gentieu 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. E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. The company was established in 1802 by Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours and his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont the company began with the production of gunpowder. This small collection includes original drymounted photographic prints of views near Henry Clay Village in Delaware by Pierre Gentieu. Several have simple hand drawn decorative borders on them and are signed. There are also several items related to DuPont Gunpowder and rifles.
Dates: 1880-1900

Plant Patrol Division, Military Explosives plant panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 1969-154
Abstract: During World War II, the DuPont Company was contracted to produce smokeless powder, TNT and DNT explosives for the military. This panoramic photograph is a group portrait of uniformed guards at a military explosives plant in Memphis, Tennessee, 1941.
Dates: 1941 March 5

Quarries and quarry workers panoramic photographs

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Identifier: 1969-148
Abstract: Quarrying is the act of extracting natural stones to use in building materials. Throughout the 1920s quarries were the largest employers of African Americans. This collection consists of two panoramic photographs of unidentified quarries, one with workers, one without.
Dates: circa 1920

Trojan Chemical Company loading plant, war workers, plant officials, and employees panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 1969-146
Abstract: The Allentown Non-Freezing Powder Co. built this plant in 1903 to manufacture commercial explosives using its proprietary ingredient, nitrostarch. The panoramic photograph shows employees of the Trojan Chemical Company explosives plant in Seiple, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1918 November 26

Wilmington, Delaware panoramic photograph

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Identifier: 1998-241
Abstract: Wilmington is Delaware’s largest city and can be found where the Christina River and the Brandywine Creek meet near the Delaware River. This panoramic color photograph shows office buildings in the city center.
Dates: 1988

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