DuPont Company films and commercials

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This collection of films and commercials documents the research, development, training, safety measures, products, and promotional aspects of DuPont Company history. The moving images include commercials, short films, feature films, and television programs. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.

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The DuPont Story Reel No. 1
Film begins with the current DuPont company, the products it makes and its facilities. The story proceeds with the company's creation and the story of founder Éleuthère Irénée du Pont. Several generations of du Pont executives are depicted, the reel ending with Alfred du Pont purchasing the company.
The DuPont Story Reel No. 2
Reel begins with Alfred du Pont running the company and follows the company history up to the current president when the film was made, Crawford Greenewalt.