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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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
- Subject: Panoramic photographs X
- Explosives industry 11
- Factories 9
- World War, 1914-1918 6
- Gunpowder industry 5
- Industrial housing 5
- Gunpowder, Smokeless 4
- Dyes and dyeing 3
- Textile factories 3
- Black people -- laborers 2
- Brandywine Creek (Pa. and Del.) 2
- Chemical plants 2
- Company towns 2
- Construction projects 2
- Guncotton industry 2
- Hopewell (Va.) 2
- Testing laboratories 2
- Women employees 2
- Working class -- Dwellings 2
- World War, 1939-1945 2
- Ammunition 1
- Bridges 1
- Burkburnett (Tex.) 1
- Carney's Point (N.J.) 1
- Cellophane industry 1
- Charlestown (Ind.) 1
- Chemical industry 1
- Chemical plants -- Design and construction 1
- Cities and towns 1
- Cotton manufacture 1
- Dams 1
- Deepwater Point (N.J.) 1
- Delaware City (Del.) 1
- Dye industry -- Employees 1
- Engineers 1
- Finishes and finishing 1
- Fort DuPont (Del.) 1
- Guards 1
- Haskell (N.J.) 1
- Henry Clay (Del. : Village) 1
- Industrial buildings 1
- Industrial recreation 1
- Jacksonville (Tenn.) 1
- Louviers (Colo.) 1
- Memphis (Tenn.) 1
- Military engineering 1
- Narrow gauge railroads 1
- New Jersey 1
- Newport (R.I.) 1
- Office buildings 1
- Oil fields 1
- Oil well drilling 1
- Ordnance -- Manufacture 1
- Parlin (N.J.) 1
- Penniman (Va.) 1
- Police, Private 1
- Powder mills 1
- Quarries and quarrying 1
- Racine (Wis.) 1
- Railroads -- Rolling stock 1
- Rayon industry and trade 1
- Rowlandsville (Md.) 1
- Rubber, Artificial 1
- Segregation 1
- Textile industry 1
- Weapons industry -- Employees 1
- Wilmington (Del.) 1 ∧ less
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 16
- Dick, John A., 1879-1972 12
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Chamber Works 2
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Deepwater Point Works 2
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Technical Laboratory 2
- Jackson Laboratory (E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company) 2
- Dallin Aerial Surveys 1
- Dawes, Rumford, 1744-1819 1
- DuPont Country Club 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Carney's Point Works 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Experimental Station 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Haskell Works 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Neoprene B Plant 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Parlin Plant 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Penniman Works 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Pompton Lakes Works 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Repauno Works 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Spruance Plant 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours Powder Company 1
- Gentieu, Pierre A., 1842-1930 1
- Governor Bacon Health Center (Del.) 1
- Greening, Al 1
- Harden 1
- Hopewell China Corporation 1
- Indiana Ordnance Works 1
- Joseph Bancroft & Sons Co 1
- McCulllough Iron Company 1
- McMullin, Samuel 1
- Taylor, E.K. 1
- Trojan Chemical Company 1
- Unknown 1
- Walker's Mill (Newbridge, Del.) 1
- Williams, J. A. (Joshua Appleby), 1817-1892 1 ∧ less