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The Hagley Digital Archives provides online access to selected items from the Hagley Library's collection of images, documents, and publications related to the history of business, technology, and society.
DuPont commercial highlighting dyes
Cavalcade of America Commercials Reel No.4
Begins with vignette of couple from 1916 discussing inferior dyes. Pierre DuPont is portrayed in a meeting with executive committee expressing the need for DuPont to create dyes. Footage of chemists working in labs. Dyes were created and specialty dyes included vat dyes for cotton and rayon as well as dyes for Nylon, Orlon and Dacron.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
Segment from original FC254. 720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available.
Television commercialsChemical industryDyes and dyeingDyes and dyeing--Textile fibers, SyntheticResearch, Industrial
1 reel (700 ft.) : sd., b&w ; 16mm. (00:03:05:00).
QuickTime Pro Res 4444HQ (2048x1556), 24fps. PCM audio, 48kHz, 24 bit.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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