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Abstract: Alfred Irénée du Pont (1864-1935) was the eldest son of E.I. du Pont (1829-1877). He joined the family gunpowder firm in 1884. This item is portrait of Alfred I. du Pont, dated September 1881.
Abstract: Amalgamated Leather Companies, Inc. manufactured black and colored glazed kid and other classes of leather used largely in making shoes in the early to mid-twentieth century. This collection consists of four photographs of employees at various events, and one factory exterior. There is also a color label.
Abstract: Anna Lea (1849-1927) was the daughter of William Lea (1805-1876) and Jane Scott Lovett (1817-1888). Since the 1770s, the Lea family were among the largest flour mill operators at the Brandywine Falls, north of Wilmington, Delaware. This item is a carte-de-visite photograph album which contains portraits of the Lea and related families, primarily the families of William and Jane Scott Lea’s children (Anna’s siblings, their spouses, nieces, nephews, and friends).
Dates: circa 1860s
Abstract: Ansco G. Bruinier, Jr. (1898-1993) served as the DuPont Company’s Technical Advertising Manager for its Organic Chemicals Department, Dyestuffs Division at Deepwater, New Jersey, from the 1930s until his retirement in 1963. In 1917, the Jackson Laboratory was established at Deepwater, New Jersey, as a major production facility for dyestuffs. This small collection consists of photographs which document a selection of highlights of Bruinier's career working in the Jackson Laboratory and in the Organic Chemicals Department. The photographs date from 1919 through 1969.
Abstract: Atlantic Aviation was begun by Henry Belin du Pont (1898-1970) in 1927 to provide services for business aviation. In 1948 it moved from the Du Pont Airport to the new New Castle County Airport south of Wilmington, Delaware. Soon it expanded to other airports around the country. The collection includes portraits and views of Atlantic Aviation facilities at various airports. There are also a few photographs of airplanes, including the Spirit of St. Louis.
Dates: 1927-circa 1990
Abstract: Baldwin Locomotive Works was a manufacturer of railroad locomotives from 1825 until 1972. This image shows group of about forty male employes and fifteen factory visitors or managers posed on a 8-inch (?) railway gun mount in the Eddystone, Pennsylvania, plant.
Abstract: Charles Copeland (1867-1944) was Secretary of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company from 1921 to 1935. The portrait shows Charles Copeland seated and in 3/4 profile etched by the artist, James McBey.
Abstract: Charles Milton Altland Stine (1882-1954) was a chemist and an employee of the DuPont Company for thirty eight years. The majority of the collection features portraits of Stine and one image of Stine receiving an award.
Dates: circa 1937-1945
Abstract: Charles Mattathias Jacobs (1850-1919) was a British tunneling engineer. This is a digital copy of a painting of Jacobs at approximately sixty years of age, in court dress.
Dates: circa 1910
Abstract: Crawford H. Greenewalt (1902-1993) was an executive with the DuPont Company and president of the firm from 1948 to 1962. The collection consists of photographs and other materials related to Crawford Greenewalt's career with the DuPont Company and his involvement with corporate boards and other business and scientific organizations, etc., such as Boeing, M.I.T., Smithsonian Institution, and Radio Free Europe.
Dates: 1920-1991; bulk 1950-1970
Abstract: Donald Fell Carpenter (1899-1985) was General Manager of the Film Department at the DuPont Company. The collection consists of photographs, newspaper clippings, pamphlets and a few letters relating to Donald Carpenter's personal life and career.
Dates: circa 1920-1968
Abstract: Alexis I. du Pont (1816-1857) was proprieter of his family business, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, which began in the manufacture of gunpowder in 1802. He was the youngest child of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), the founder of the DuPont Company. This collection contains thirteen photographic items, mostly portraits of Alexis I. du Pont and other du Pont family members.
Dates: 1871-1925, undated
Abstract: DuPont American Industries was formed in 1918 as a holding of the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company in order to purchase a substantial portion of General Motors and Chevrolet stock. This item is a portrait of a large group of male employees of DuPont American Industries.
Dates: 1918 June 19
Abstract: The DuPont executive team holds top-line responsibility for driving DuPont’s vision and ensuring that its core values are upheld across the company.This collection consists of individual portraits of DuPont Company executives. It also includes group portraits of the Executive Committee, Finance Committee, and Board of Directors.
Abstract: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company, established in 1802. In 1910, the DuPont Company purchased the Fabrikoid Company of Newburgh, New York, which had developed a textile coating process. This collection consists of two copy photographs showing groups of employees outside.
Abstract: 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 item is an outdoor group portrait of DuPont Company employees, apparently posed on the front porch and steps of the company office in the Hagley Powder Yards.
Dates: circa 1910
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives
Abstract: A collection of random publications, photographs, and objects associated with DuPont's Engineering Physics Laboratory. A number of the items appear to be associated with Paul M. Tannenbaum, once Senior Research Physicist at the Laboratory.
Abstract: The Erie City Iron Works in Erie, Pennsylvania, was a major manufacturer of boilers, stationary and portable engines, and machinery for sawmills and steam riveting. These are five reproductions of nineteenth century photographs from the Erie City Iron Works. One is an exterior of the plant. The four others are posed photographs of employee groups.
Abstract: Ernest du Pont (1880-1944) and his elder brother Francis Irenee du Pont (1873-1942) founded the U.S.F. Powder Company in 1919, which produced flashless cannon powder. This item is a cabinet card photograph of Ernest du Pont (1880-1944) as a young child.
Dates: circa 1883
Abstract: The DuPont Experimental Station is a large industrial research facility founded in 1903; focused on chemistry research. This collection consists primarily of group photographs of new employees in the Central Research Department at DuPont's Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware for the years 1922 to 1959. All individuals pictured are identified.
Abstract: Francis Bannerman Sons was a major purveyor of military goods to sportsmen and collectors in New York City over three generations. The collection consists of photographs of Francis Bannerman and his family, including his wife, Nelly Boyce Bannerman, and his sons, David and Francis. The collection also includes photographs of Bannerman's Island Arsenal, including images of the 1969 fire in full blaze and its destructive aftermath.
Dates: circa 1870-1970; bulk 1969-1970
Abstract: Francis I. du Pont (1873-1942) was a chemist, inventor, and stockbroker most celebrated for his involvement with the partnership of Francis I. du Pont and Company, stockbrokers in New York, and the Delaware Chemical Engineering Company in Wilmington. This collection contains a color photograph of a portrait of Francis I. du Pont painted by Gordon Stevenson (1892-1984).
Abstract: George J. Frebert (1929-2002) was a pilot and aviation enthusiast who served in the Air Force during the Korean War, operated the Dover Litho Printing Company in Dover, DE, published "Delaware Aviation History," and restored vintage airplanes as a hobby. This collection contains both materials used in the preparation of "Delaware Aviation History" and other items that Frebert collected dealing with Delaware aviation, aviators and airports.
Abstract: Gordon M. Kline (1903-1981), earned a Ph.D. in chemistry from University of Maryland in 1934, served as a technical investigator for the U.S. Army in Germany in 1945. These are three snapshot photographs of Dr. G. M. Kline and research team in Troisdorf, Germany, June 1945.
Abstract: Greta Brown Layton (1924-2014) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont company. This collection consists of family portraits and group photographs of ancestors of Greta Brown Layton. The bulk of the collection are portrait engravings of individual members of the du Pont, Hounsfield, Pelleport, Van Dyke, Barksdale, and related families.
Dates: circa 1820s-1900s
Abstract: H. Ledyard Towle (1890-1973) was a commercial artist, portrait painter, and color consultant to various industries. This collection consists of a matted photographic portrait of H. Ledyard Towle.
Dates: circa 1925
Abstract: Henry du Pont (1812-1889) was the second son of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834) and senior partner of E.I du Pont de Nemours & Company from 1850 to 1889. The collection consists of materials relating to the descendants of Henry and Louisa Gerhard du Pont. Primarily, the collection consists of portraits and other photographs of their daughters Evelina, Ellen, Louisa, Sara, Victorine, Sophie and other family members.
Dates: circa 1840-1940
Abstract: Herny S. Rothrock (1906-1986) was a DuPont research chemist. In 1930, he joined the staff of the Experimental Station of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. He obtained fifty-six patents, chiefly in the field of polymer chemistry and served ten years at liaison manager in the Central Research Department, retiring in 1971. This collection consists primarily of photos relating to DuPont's Experimental Station in Wilmington, Delaware. There are group photos of new employees in the Central Research Department, committees and conferences and press release photos from the 1964 New York World's Fair.
Dates: circa 1920-1968
Abstract: James F. Allee Jr. (1884-1956), was a lawyer and publisher from Dover, in Kent County, Delaware. This collection contains six photographic prints from the J.F. Allee papers.
Dates: circa 1900
Abstract: The Joy Manufacturing Company was a major manufacturer of underground mining and materials handling machinery. The photographs were collected by retired corporate secretary James Packer (1920-2008) in 1985 for the purpose of writing a company history. This small collection consists of photographs, mostly group portraits of staff. The collection dates range from the 1921 to 1988. The materials are so sporadic that there is no bulk date.
Abstract: The leather manufacturing firm of Joshua Conner & Son was founded in 1848 by James Conner (1813-1880). This collection consists of five photographs of the storefront, store interiors and portraits of the proprietors.
Abstract: Karen du Pont Farquhar (1947-) is the great-granddaughter of T. Coleman du Pont (1863-1930), president of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company in the early 20th century. This collection of photographs is part of a larger group of du Pont family papers, which are housed in the Manuscripts and Archives Department. The photograph collection includes many photographs of the du Pont family from 1882 to 1960.
Abstract: Thomas Lea (1757–1823) joined in partnership with Joseph Tatnall (1740–1813), and passed on the Tatnall-Lea grain mills in Wilmington, Delaware to his son William Lea (1805-1876), who took over operation of the mills in 1837. In 1864, William Lea brought his sons Henry Lea (1839-1888) and Preston Lea (1841-1916) into the firm, changing the name to William Lea & Sons Company. This collection includes portraits of members of the Lea and related families. These include such family names as Tatnall, Warner, Preston, Ferris, Downing, Spruance, Lovett, Moore, Bush, Ely, and others.
Dates: circa 1845-circa 1920
Abstract: This reproduction (copied from an original cabinet card) is of Lea Pusey (1820-1896) photographed through a large block of clear ice. Pusey created the plate process, a method to make commercial ice and was the founder of Diamond Ice Company.
Dates: circa 1884-1886
Abstract: This collection contains photographs of the LeCarpentier, Green and Baker families who were farmers and merchants in the Delaware valley area. The majority of the collection consists of formal portraits of family members, a small number of which are identified, as well as views of various locations around Wilmington, Delaware.
Dates: circa 1865-1928
Abstract: Leonard W. Walton (1911-2005) was a printing industry executive with Milprint, Inc., which specialized in printing packaging materials, between 1936 and 1976. This collection of photographs related to Milprint, Inc was collected by Leonard W. Walton. A majority of the photographs show Milprint employees attending events, banquets, and dinners, including Quarter Century Club celebrations.
Abstract: Marguerite du Pont Lee (1862-1936) was a descendant of Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours (1739-1817) who founded the E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company with his son Eleuthere Irenee du Pont (1771-1834) in 1802. The E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company is a chemical company more commonly referred to as the DuPont Company. This small collection consists of four items belonging to Marguerite du Pont Lee. Two individual portraits, a photograph of a gate, and a decorative leaf.
Abstract: Mary A. Ferraro (b. 1851) is presumably the mother of Pierre Ferraro (b. 1878) and Eugene Ferraro, both of which worked for the DuPont Company and were all residents of Walkers Bank at Hagley Mills. This item is a portrait of a woman identified only as the mother of Ferraro.
Dates: circa 1860-1870
Abstract: Christian Schussele (1824-1879) was an artist and teacher at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. John Sartain (1808-1897) was a Philadelphia printmaker and engraver, and director of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. The engraving is a group portrait of nineteen nineteenth-century American inventors and industrialists, collected around a table with examples of their inventions, and beneath a portrait of Benjamin Franklin.
Abstract: The National Industrial Conference Board (NICB), later named The Conference Board, is a non-profit membership organization specializing in economic research. This collection contains photographic prints, primarily portraits, of early NICB members.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1920-1950
Abstract: The Philadelphia, Easton and Water-Gap Railroad Company was incorporated in Pennsylvania on April 6, 1852, and renamed the North Pennsylvania Railroad Company on October 3, 1853. The collection consists of 19th and 20th century portraits of officers and presidents.
Abstract: Pamela Cunningham Copeland (1906-2001) and Lammot du Pont Copeland (1905-1983) were active in the land conservation movement, cultural institutions (including both the Hagley and Winterthur Museums), and local civic and philanthropic work. The collection contains photographs of Pamela and Lammot du Pont Copeland and family members. Many of the pictures document the couple's various activities and philanthropic endeavors.
Abstract: Pierre Samuel "P.S." du Pont (1870-1954) was the great grandson of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and that company played a major role in P.S. du Pont's life. He is most well-known for developing the preeminent botanical gardens, Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. This item is a matted portrait of P.S. du Pont, autographed on front beneath image area.
Dates: circa 1940-1945
Abstract : Photograph of President Calvin Coolidge (1872-1933), Governor John G. Townsend, Jr. (1871-1964) of Delaware, Senator Lewis Heisler Ball (1861-1932) of Delaware and a group of unidentified women standing infront of the White House.
Dates: circa 1923-1929
Abstract: Rebecca Pennock Lukens (1794-1854) owned and managed the iron and steel mill known as Lukens Steel Company from 1825 until 1849. Studio portrait of Rebecca Lukens copied as a carte-de-visite.
Dates: circa 1854
Abstract: This collection includes four copy photographic prints of Rowe family photographs, featuring large group portraits in unidentified settings, presumably the Village of Henry Clay area.
Dates: circa 1920s
Abstract: Lammot du Pont (1831-1884) was a chemist and inventor, he was the grandson of Eleuthere Irenee du Pont (1771-1834), founder of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, more commonly known as the DuPont Company. This collection contains photographs of Brandywine, Hagley area, and the family of Lammot du Pont and Mary Belin du Pont (1839-1913).
Abstract: The architectural firm of Victorine & Samuel Homsey, Inc. was founded in Wilmington, Delaware, in 1935. It was one of the first husband-and-wife architectural practices in the U.S.
Dates: circa 1943
Abstract: Famous chemist and Kevlar inventor Stephanie L. Kwolek (1923-2014) was a research associate at DuPont for forty years. These photographs document her career.
Abstract: Stephanie Louise Kwolek (1923-2014) was an American chemist known for inventing Kevlar. She worked for the DuPont Company for forty years. Kwolek's main area of research was polymers, including high-performance fibers. This collection contains photographs, albums, slides and videotapes related to Kwolek's career and achievements, including her work on Kevlar.
Dates: circa 1920; 1948-2010; Majority of material found within 1970-1997
- Subject: Portraits X
- Audiovisual Collections 60
- Manuscripts and Archives 2
- Portraits 37
- Group portraits 32
- Executives 8
- Cartes de visite 6
- Genealogies 6
- Chemical industry 4
- Du Pont family -- Homes and haunts 4
- Chemical plants 3
- Dwellings 3
- Industrial chemists 3
- Inventors 3
- Railroads 3
- Recreation 3
- Testing laboratories 3
- Aerial photographs 2
- Aeronautics 2
- Airplanes 2
- Airports 2
- Chemical laboratory technicians 2
- Correspondence 2
- Factories 2
- Intaglio prints 2
- Leather industry and trade 2
- Leather workers 2
- Office workers 2
- Polyphenyleneterephthalamide 2
- Railroads -- Employees 2
- Trapshooting 2
- Women in STEM 2
- Women inventors 2
- World War, 1939-1945 2
- Air pilots 1
- Architects 1
- Boards of directors 1
- Brandywine Creek Valley (Pa. and Del.) 1
- Cabinet photographs 1
- Career development 1
- Cellophane industry 1
- Chadds Ford (Pa.) 1
- Coal-handling machinery 1
- Coal-mining machinery 1
- College sports 1
- Colorimetry 1
- Corporate meetings 1
- Curiosities and wonders 1
- Dye industry -- Employees 1
- Dyes and dyeing 1
- Engineers 1
- Europe -- Description and travel 1
- Explosives industry 1
- Fires 1
- Gunpowder industry 1
- Henry Clay (Del. : Village) 1
- Historic preservation 1
- Holding companies 1
- Ice industry 1
- Iron and steel workers 1
- Ironworks 1
- Kennett Square (Pa.) 1
- Labor union meetings 1
- Lantern slides 1
- Leather, Artificial 1
- Mills and mill-work 1
- Office buildings 1
- Organizational charts 1
- Paper mills 1
- Philanthropists 1
- Photograph albums 1
- Plastics industry and trade 1
- Politicians 1
- Polymers -- Research 1
- Printing industry 1
- Private clubs 1
- Professional associations 1
- Protective coatings industry 1
- Protective coatings industry -- Employees 1
- Quaker women 1
- Railroads -- Rolling stock -- Design and construction 1
- Reports 1
- Sales meetings 1
- School buildings 1
- Speeches 1
- Steel industry and trade -- Management 1
- Storefronts 1
- Synthetic fibers industry -- Employees 1
- Tanneries 1
- Technology transfer 1
- Tintypes 1
- Trade associations 1
- Wilmington (Del.) 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
- Yorklyn (Del.) 1 ∧ less
- Du Pont family 14
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 8
- Unknown 8
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Experimental Station 2
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Pioneering Research Laboratory 2
- Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993 2
- Kwolek, Stephanie, 1923-2014 2
- Lea family 2
- Remington Arms Company 2
- Amalgamated Leather Companies, Inc 1
- Atlantic Aviation Corporation 1
- Atterbury family 1
- Atterbury, William Wallace, 1866-1935 1
- Baker family 1
- Baldwin Locomotive Works 1
- Ball, L. Heisler (Lewis Heisler), 1861-1932 1
- Bannerman family 1
- Bannerman's Island Arsenal (Fishkill, N.Y.) 1
- Bannerman, Francis, 1851-1918 1
- Bellanca Aircraft Corporation 1
- Bruinier, Ansco G., Jr., 1898-1993 1
- Carothers, Wallace Hume, 1896-1937 1
- Carpenter, Donald F. (Donald Fell), 1899-1985 1
- Conner, Joshua C. (Joshua Christy), 1883-1964 1
- Conner, Joshua, 1842-1917 1
- Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933 1
- Copeland family 1
- Copeland, Charles, 1867-1944 1
- Copeland, Lammot du Pont, 1905-1983 1
- Copeland, Pamela C. (Pamela Cunningham), 1906-2001 1
- Du Pont American Industries, Inc 1
- Du Pont, Alexis I. (Alexis Irénée), 1816-1857 1
- Du Pont, Alfred I. (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935 1
- Du Pont, Edward B. 1
- Du Pont, Ernest, 1903-1982 1
- Du Pont, Francis I. (Francis Irénée), 1873-1942 1
- Du Pont, Henry Belin, 1898-1970 1
- Du Pont, Lammot, 1880-1952 1
- Du Pont, Natalie Wilson, 1877-1918 1
- Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954 1
- Du Pont, S. Hallock (Samuel Hallock), 1901-1974 1
- Du Pont, William, 1855-1928 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Central Research Department 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. DuPont Museum 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Engineering Department 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Fabrikoid Division 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Film Department 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Organic Chemicals Department 1
- E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Paint and Varnish Division 1
- Edens, Hazle 1
- Erie City Iron Works 1
- F. Blumenthal & Company 1
- F.J. Blatz & Brother Company 1
- Farquhar, Karen 1
- Frebert, George J., 1929-2002 1
- GM Photographic Studio 1
- George A. Wolf 1
- Godson, Thomas J., 1894-1992 1
- Green family 1
- Gutekunst, F. 1
- Homsey, Samuel E. (Samuel Eldon), 1904-1994 1
- Homsey, Victorine du Pont, 1900-1998 1
- Indiana Ordnance Works 1
- International Fur and Leather Workers Union of the United States and Canada 1
- Jackson Laboratory (E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company) 1
- Jacobs, Charles M. (Charles Mattathias), 1850-1919 1
- Joshua Conner & Son 1
- Joy Manufacturing Company 1
- Kline, Gordon M. (Gordon Mabey), 1903-1996 1
- Layton, Greta B., 1924-2014 1
- LeCarpentier family 1
- Lea, Anna, 1849-1927 1
- Lee family 1
- Lee, Marguerite du Pont, 1862-1936 1
- Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974 1
- Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.) 1
- Lukens Steel Company 1
- Lukens, Rebecca W. (Rebecca Webb), 1794-1854 1
- Machentanz, Wilko Gustard, 1895-1973 1
- Marshall family 1
- Marshall, Thomas Clarence, 1885-1969 1
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1
- McBey, James, 1883-1959 1
- Milprint, Inc 1
- Montpelier (Va. : Estate) 1
- Mullestein, W. E. (William Ernest), 1911-2005 1
- National Industrial Conference Board 1
- North Pennsylvania Railroad Company 1
- Packer, James, 1920-2008 1
- Pennsylvania Railroad 1
- Pierce, Harry M. (Harry Morrow), 1873-1943 1
- Pusey, Lea, 1820-1896 1
- Ramsay, William G. (William Gouverneur), 1866 - 1916 1
- Read, Granville M. 1
- Richardson, Frances W., Mrs. 1
- Rothrock, Henry S. 1
- Rowe family 1
- Sanborn Studio 1
- Sanborn, A. N. 1
- Sartain, John, 1808-1897 1 ∧ less