Search Results

  • CSV Spreadsheet
(101 - 125 of 431)

Pages

# Title Date(s) Date(s) Creator Contributor(s) Description Description Collection ID Hagley ID Collection
1 Chambers Works-A Reflection : with Robert A. Shinn 1992 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (sponsor) Interview with Robert A. Shinn about the history of the Chambers Works property. Shinn describes the changes in the area that took place during World War I, when DuPont's workforce expanded. Also discussed are female factory workers, the beginning of the dyeworks, the relationship with General Motors, World War II, the Manhattan Project, company picnics, the Deepwater Plant, the plant hospital, Thomas Carney's ghost, employee benefits, the trolley line,
DuPont Company films and commercials (Accession 1995.300) VID_1995300_B13_ID02 DuPont Company films and commercials
2 Checking bobbins at DuPont Textile Research Laboratory 1954-10-18 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) Bobbins of twisted yarn are checked on creel preparatory to winding on beam for weaving. Each individual strand, called an end, must be wound with meticulous care to insure steady feed in high speed weaving operation. Machine at DuPont's $5,000,000 Textile Research Laboratory at Chestnut Run near Wilmington, Delaware is part of production facilities supplementing research in seventeen physical and chemical laboratory units to diversify and improve uses of company's man-made textile fibers.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_1093 DuPont Product Information photographs
3 Checking rayon for physical characteristics 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) In addition to constant chemical checks on the process of manufacturing yarn at the viscose rayon plants of E.I du Pont Nemours & Company, scrutiny is also given to such physical characteristics as the uniformity of denier, elongation, elasticity and breaking strength.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_1075 DuPont Product Information photographs
4 Checking the denier of nylon yarn 1945 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) The denier of nylon yarn is constantly checked. Samples of uniform length are taken from bobbins that come from the spinning machine and weighed.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_1210 DuPont Product Information photographs
5 Child's nurse becomes machinist 1944 Budd Company (originator), Rittase, William M., 1894-1968 (photographer) Before the war Sally Neal, above, was a child's nurse. When her husband left his job at the Edward G. Budd Manufacturing Company's plant in Philadelphia to join the Navy, Sally studied to become a machinist. Now she operates a lathe and several other machines at the same plant in which her husband formerly worked. He has been at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, since last Christmas.
Budd Company photograph collection (Accession 1999.228) AVD_1999228_01_12_002 Budd Company photograph collection
6 Christmas meeting of Stetson employees 1913 John B. Stetson Hat Company (originator) A striking and impressive scene is the annual gathering of all the employees of the John B. Stetson Company, Philadelphia, in the immense auditorium, for the Christmas celebration. The President of the Company addresses the employees, awards are distributed to everyone, and the Stetson Chorus of one hundred and fifty voices renders appropriate selections.
Postcard views of John B. Stetson plant (Accession 2006.203) P2006203_012 Postcard views of John B. Stetson plant
7 Convention of the International Fur and Leather Workers Union 1948-05-16 Fred Hess & Son (Atlantic City, N.J.) (photographer), Amalgamated Leather Companies, Inc. (associated name) Amalgamated Leather Companies, Inc. photographs and label (Accession 1986.230) AVD_1986230_01_005 Amalgamated Leather Companies, Inc. photographs and label
8 Converting Machine 1948-06-08 Pusey & Jones Corporation (originator) San Nap Pack Manufacturing Company
Pusey and Jones Corporation photograph collection (Accession 1972.350) 72350_5741e Pusey and Jones Corporation photographs
9 Crane operators 1920-02-6 Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. South Philadelphia Works. (originator), Yessel, Charles, 1877-1953 (photographer) Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photographs (Accession 1969.170) 69170_g14395 Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photographs
10 Crane operators 1918-11-7 Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. South Philadelphia Works. (originator), Yessel, Charles, 1877-1953 (photographer) Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photographs (Accession 1969.170) 69170_g13230 Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photographs
11 Crystal Clear production stills 1946 Cinecraft Productions, Inc. (Production company), Fostoria Glass Company (sponsor) Depicts the process of crystal glassware manufacture. Includes scenes of a couple in their kitchen, as well as the process of glassblowing, glass purification, and quality assurance in the manufacturing plant.
Cinecraft Production films (Accession 2019.227) AVD_2019227_39_62 Cinecraft Productions Films
12 Dacron production 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) At DuPont Kinston, North Carolina plant where Dacron polyester fiber is made, the company also maintains a complete textile laboratory, part of which is shown here. The purpose of the laboratory is to enable the plant to keep a check on how Dacron will perform on textile equipment in customers' mills. The machine you see here is a standard carding machine into which staple fiber is put to permit it to be changed into sliver- the rope like form being held by the operator. This is the first...
Show more
At DuPont Kinston, North Carolina plant where Dacron polyester fiber is made, the company also maintains a complete textile laboratory, part of which is shown here. The purpose of the laboratory is to enable the plant to keep a check on how Dacron will perform on textile equipment in customers' mills. The machine you see here is a standard carding machine into which staple fiber is put to permit it to be changed into sliver- the rope like form being held by the operator. This is the first step in making yarn from Dacron staple. At every step along the way of this conversion, the plant is able to check yarn properties and behavior under mill conditions.`
Show less
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_1468 DuPont Product Information photographs
13 Dacron production 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) In the processing of continuous filament Dacron polyester fiber, the yarn must be drawn to give it added strength and elasticity. This rack of yarn has just been drawn on the machines in the background and is on its way to the inspections station prior to shipping. Dacron yarn and staple are made in Kinston, North Carolina where DuPont built a $50,000,000 plant to manufacture this synthetic fiber commercially in 1953.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_1472 DuPont Product Information photographs
14 Dacron shirts 1955 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) This truly dual purpose shirt for men combines the look and feel of cotton with the fast drying, no-ironing long-wearing advantages of Dacron polyester fiber. Made and sold by Brooks Brothers, the white, button-down Oxford shirt is made in Brooks-weave, a Cone Mills fabric of 65% Dacron and 35% cotton. Although the shirt has the soft, natural feel and porosity of a regular cotton Oxford, it can be washed at night, hung on a hanger soaking wet, and will be dry, fresh-looking and ready to wear...
Show more
This truly dual purpose shirt for men combines the look and feel of cotton with the fast drying, no-ironing long-wearing advantages of Dacron polyester fiber. Made and sold by Brooks Brothers, the white, button-down Oxford shirt is made in Brooks-weave, a Cone Mills fabric of 65% Dacron and 35% cotton. Although the shirt has the soft, natural feel and porosity of a regular cotton Oxford, it can be washed at night, hung on a hanger soaking wet, and will be dry, fresh-looking and ready to wear without ironing the next morning.
Show less
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_1502 DuPont Product Information photographs
15 Day shift of female workers assembled in one of 10-minute rest periods at DuPont Co. Brandywine Mills 1918~, 1918 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (associated name) DuPont Company Brandywine powder yards and neighboring worker communities' photographs (Accession 2017.226) HF_W70_04 DuPont Powder Yards – World War I, DuPont Company Brandywine powder yards and neighboring worker communities' photographs
16 Dazzy a wrong number in anyone's book; Phyllis Coe 1945 Philco Corporation (originator), Boyle, Pete, 1903-1967 (artist) John Okolowicz collection of publications and advertising on radio and consumer electronics (Accession 2014.277), Philco News AVDJOPN2014_phylis-coe-pete-boyle John Okolowicz collection of publications and advertising on radio and consumer electronics
17 Diary of Sophie Madeleine du Pont (July 1839) 1839-07-15 Du Pont, Sophie Madeleine, 1810-1888et al One of a collection of diaries maintained by Sophie Madeleine du Pont between 1830 and 1887, some of which are more in the style of journals, without regular or consecutive entries. These are all very personal in content, with great attention to matters of health, family, friendships, religion, social activities, and other aspects of daily life. In this entry, Sophie writes about her family and daily life, as well as her thoughts about the lives of now-adult women who she took an interest in...
Show more
One of a collection of diaries maintained by Sophie Madeleine du Pont between 1830 and 1887, some of which are more in the style of journals, without regular or consecutive entries. These are all very personal in content, with great attention to matters of health, family, friendships, religion, social activities, and other aspects of daily life. In this entry, Sophie writes about her family and daily life, as well as her thoughts about the lives of now-adult women who she took an interest in when their mother, a local woman, died during their childhood (for more on this entry, see journal Item W9-40350).
Show less
Winterthur Manuscripts (Accession WMSS). Group IX. Samuel Francis du Pont and Sophie Madeleine du Pont papers WMSS_9_F_40365 Samuel Francis du Pont and Sophie Madeleine du Pont papers
18 Display poster for ladies baseball game 1921-07-14 Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. South Philadelphia Works. (originator), Yessel, Charles, 1877-1953 (photographer) Text from image: "See the Westinghouse Beauties play the Peaches at the Wildwood Base Ball Park, Saturday, July23, 2:00 P.M, Westinghouse A.A. vs. Wildwood, 3:30 P.M., Two games for one admission fee"
Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photographs (Accession 1969.170) 69170_16041 Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photographs
19 Dorothy Henderson, O-21-10 machine operator 1919-02-11 Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company. South Philadelphia Works. (originator), Yessel, Charles, 1877-1953 (photographer) Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photographs (Accession 1969.170) 69170_13500 Westinghouse Electric Corporation Steam Division photographs
20 Down twisting at DuPont rayon plant 1930/1939, 1930, 1939 E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (originator) Down twisting operation in which the threads of acetate are given a twist at the Waynesboro, Virginia plant of E.I. de Pont Nemours & Company.
DuPont Company Product Information photographs (Accession 1972.341) 1972341_937 DuPont Product Information photographs
21 DuPont advertising office in Wilmington 1918 Women left to right.: Abbie Stringer, Reba Manion, Katherine E. Doherty. Men from right: Cecil Graham (father was Captain of Tech, T.C. du Pont's yacht), Bob Walters (bookkeeper), Charles McAteer (clerk).
DuPont Company Brandywine powder yards and neighboring worker communities' photographs (Accession 2017.226) HF_W063_003 DuPont Company Brandywine powder yards and neighboring worker communities' photographs
22 DuPont Company Girl's Baseball League 1920?, 1920 E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (associated name), Gaffigan, Polly (depicted), Burns, Eloise (depicted) Left - Miss Polly Gaffigan, catcher, Mailing Department team, right - Miss Eloise Burns, pitcher, Mailing Department team.
DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001) 1968001G54001413_0001 DuPont Company Museum collection
23 DuPont Company Girl's Baseball League 1920?, 1920 E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (associated name), Jordan, Olive (depicted) Caption reads 'Winding up. Miss Olive M. Jordon, one of the star twirlers of the Girls' Baseball League of the du Pont Country Club, of Wilmington.
DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001) 1968001G54001413_0005 DuPont Company Museum collection
24 DuPont Company Girl's Baseball League 1920?, 1920 E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (associated name), Gaffigan, Polly (depicted), Burns, Eloise (depicted) Caption reads 'Batting practice. The fiar batter is Miss Eloise Burns, one of the speed merchants of the du Pont League. Miss Polly Gaffigan is the catcher. The Girls' Baseball League has proved very successful.'
DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001) 1968001G54001413_0002 DuPont Company Museum collection
25 DuPont Company Girl's Baseball League 1920?, 1920 E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (associated name), Jordan, Olive (depicted) Olive Jordan, pitcher, Administrative team.
DuPont Company Museum collection (Accession 1968.001) 1968001G54001413_0004 DuPont Company Museum collection

Pages