Lukens Steel Company photographs

About this collection

Lukens Steel Company was a medium-sized producer of specialty steel products and one of the top three producers of steel plate in the United States. Lukens Steel Company is noted for being the first industrial company in the United States led by a woman, Rebecca Lukens (1794-1854). The online collection includes woodcuts showing the early history of the mill, interior and exterior views of factory buildings, various depictions of machinery, employees both at work and leisure, floods in 1955 and 1973, and twentieth-century aerial views of the Coatesville plant. Other items depict the owning families, company anniversary celebrations, and philanthropic activities supported by Charles Lukens Huston. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the catalog record. Image: Multiple flame cutting. Click to view.

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Robert Mendenhall Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rebecca Lukens
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles Lukens
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rebecca Webb (Pennock) Lukens
From a portrait painted about 1820, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Lukens
From a portrait painted about 1820, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Lukens
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Silhouettes of M. W. Pennock and Jessie Coates
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Isabella Huston and younger son, Charles L. Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles Penrose
Written on verso: 'taken about the time he entered into partnership with Dr. Chas. Huston. He served as captain of a company organized towards the end of the Civil War.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Group in Savannah, Ga.
Written on verso: 'Mr. James Stewart of Sav'h. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Huston. Mrs. Huston holding Stewart Huston. Miss [?] Reid.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Abram Gibbons
Written on verso: 'Senior Partner, [illegible] Iron Works (later Lukens Ironworks) 1854-1856', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Abram Gibbons
Written on verso: 'taken shortly after his retirement from A. Gibbons Jr. & Co.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles L. Huston, son of Dr. Charles Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles L. Huston, Coatesville Pa.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles L. Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles L. Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles Lukens Huston Sr.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Huston
Written on verso: 'Senior Partner, Lukens Iron Wks 1856-1890. President, Lukens Iron & Steel Co. 1890-1897.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Huston
Written on verso: 'Father of the Present Management Whose Patience and Far-Sighted Wisdom here Instrumental in the Present Prosperity and [illegible] of the Company.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Abram Francis Huston
Written on verso: 'Pres., Lukens Iron & Steel Co. 1897-1917. Pres., Lukens Steel Co. 1917-1925.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Abram Francis Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ruth Huston
Sister of Stewart Huston, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stewart, May, and Ruth Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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