Hercules Powder Company (sponsor), Pathescope Productions (production company)
Depicts the making of nitrocellulose. The Hercules Powder Company cotton purification plant at Hopewell, Virginia and the Hercules Powder Company plant at Parlin, New Jersey is depicted. Includes title cards.
Illustrated booklet advertising the manufacturing facilities for sale due to the closure of DuPont's Hopewell, Virginia munitions plant at the end of World War I. Item 4 of 23 from DuPont Plant Histories scrapbook.
This guncotton plant DuPont built and operated at Hopewell, Virginia during WWI, was the largest of its kind in the world. It turned out more than one billion pounds of material and employed more than 28,000 people.