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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.
Recruitment film tells the story of the Spruance Technical Fibers plants near Richmond, Virginia, where originally Rayon and Cellophane were made. The plant was named after Rayon pioneer William Spruance. After the Rayon plants closed, new products were created there including Nylon, Teflon, Nomex, Tyvek, Kevlar as well as the original Cellophane plant. The film explains how the company found new hires and the benefits and training for new hires is discussed. Many employees of the company address the camera. Written, produced and directed by William H. Radebaugh. Produced by Arden Films, Inc. Narrator William Paine.
Radebaugh, William H.
Arden Films, Inc.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
720x480 mp4 with timecode burn available.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & CompanyRadebaugh, William H.Paine, WilliamArden Films, Inc.
1 reel (500 ft.) : sd., col. ; 16mm. (00:20:21:00).
QuickTime Pro Res 4444HQ (2048x1556), 24fps. PCM audio, 48kHz, 24 bit.
Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library
William Henry Radebaugh films and scripts (Accession 1975.412)
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, William Henry Radebaugh films and scripts (Accession 1975.412), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
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