Hagley Museum. You can borrow up to four books (books are issued for three weeks). Incorporated in Delaware in 1935, the Consolidation Coal Company formed in Maryland in 1860. Advertising campaigns and point of purchase "sales boosters" are illustrated. 616 likes. Hagley Library, Hagley, United Kingdom. The Conrail photograph collection consists of a large number of images from its company files, but the majority of the material comes from its predecessor companies, Pennsylvania Railroad and Penn Central Transportation Company. Hagley’s Museum Collection contains more than 65,000 artifacts. 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. The photographs have been unbound for preservation. In 1919, McLaughlin began to ship the product to New York City, and two years later opened the first Canada Dry plant in the United States in Manhattan. du Pont de Nemours & Company and du Pont family collections, E.I. Most of the remaining images depict the worker communities which surrounded the powder yards. Box 3630 Wilmington, DE 19807-0630. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. The data gathered during these fires was compared against theoretical time-temperature curves that were used at the time, and was eventually used to create uniform fire resistance standards for buildings. Closed. Pierre S. du Pont incorporated the Delaware School Auxiliary Association in 1919 to finance the construction of new school buildings throughout the state. Most of the views are exteriors devoid of workers. The RCA Missile and Surface Radar Division photographs are part of the David Sarnoff Library collection (Accession 2464). 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. This collection of more than 1200 photographs depicts the landscape and buildings at or near the DuPont explosives manufacturing plants along Brandywine Creek near Wilmington, Delaware. The collection includes interviews with brewers and brewery owners from Delaware, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. Canada Dry had its beginning in Toronto, Canada when John McLaughlin (1865-1914) opened a small carbonated water plant in 1890 to manufacture soda water, which he then sold to drugstores as a mixer for fruit juices and flavored extracts. 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. The 1930s saw the introduction of other Canada Dry mixers. This collection consists of fourteen photographs of various mechanical units (ventilating and cooling) on display at exhibits or installed in businesses, including a ship and restaurants. Search Term . Image: Building 21. During World War Two, its production was devoted to building landing barges, LCM tank lighters, aluminum pontoons, plywood smoke barges for the American forces, and YMS minesweepers for the British Navy. This collection’s photographs focuses on the Budd Company rail division with some images of automobiles and wheel products and manufacturing. The library and archival collections owned by Hagley are open to the public for research; a catalog and partial digital archive are available online. This collection of films and commercials documents the research, development, training, safety measures, products, and promotional aspects of DuPont Company history. Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library PO Box 3630 Wilmington, Delaware, 19807 302-658-2400 askhagley@hagley.org This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2019-12-09T13:48-0500 Finding aid prepared using best local practices and Describing Archives: A Content Standard. LIBRARY opening hours are set to be slashed across Worcestershire – with Hagley Library being hit by the cuts. He consulted for real estate development firms, engineering firms, and construction companies, and virtually all of his work was in the tri-state region of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Hagley is part of the West Midlands Urban Area as defined by the Office for National Statistics, and is joined to Stourbridge and the Black Country by the A491 and B4187. Image: Seaming department. Conversation with Bernardo Batiz-Lazo by Hagley Museum and Library published on 2020-08-17T20:25:34Z. Ray Culley served as president of the company and producer on many Cinecraft films until his retirement in 1970. Mailing Address P. O. This digital collection consists of a journal and letter book of Colonel Anne Louis de Tousard (1749-1817). Nearly ten million visitors attended the fair in that time. Only a small portion of the collection has been digitized. Subscribe now for regular news, updates and priority … The bulk of the materials date from the 1940s, 1950s and the 1980s. This collection of stereoviews and lantern slides was assembled by Alexis "Lex" du Pont (1928-2016), the son of Du Pont Motors founder E. Paul du Pont (1887-1950). Image: Jack and Jill stationery. This collection has not been scanned in its entirety. Held in Fairmount Park in Philadelphia, it was the first major U.S. world's fair. These include glass phenakistiscope discs, a choreutoscope, an astronomical rackwork slide, single and double slip slides, and slip panorama slides. This collection consists of brochures, advertisements, photographs, and ephemera showing DuPont Company consumer products collected by DeMirjian related to his career. The album was created as salesman's flip chart for Canada Dry distributors to show retailers. This collection has not been digitized in its entirety. This digital collection includes more than 7,800 images from the Dallin Aerial Survey Company collection. Hagley Library, Hagley, United Kingdom. Six photographs are missing from the album. du Pont de Nemours & Company records, E.I. Image: Crushing Mill, Dupont's Powder Works. The founder of New Garden Aviation and New Garden Flying Field in Pennsylvania, Alexis "Lex" du Pont was also a collector and dealer of motorcycles, automobiles, and antique aircraft. 897 items. The Avon Archive at the Hagley Library encompasses a range of materials such as advertisements, catalogs, representative's sales … du Pont de Nemours & Company property, feature posed individuals, mill buildings, and the natural landscape along Brandywine Creek. du Pont de Nemours & Company photographs, E.I. Selection of materials from the David Sarnoff Library including photographs, RCA Annual Reports, Broadcast News, and technical journals and newsletters produced by RCA. This collection has not been digitized in its entirety. Some of the individuals who were interviewed donated, lent for copying, or provided information on the photographs in this collection. The images, many of which were taken on E.I. It is a foreign business corporation with headquarters in New York, New York. Tuesday. Hagley Library is part of the Worcestershire Libraries & Learning Service. Between 1918 and 1940 du Pont donated $5,000,000 to build some 120 schools. Founded in 1918 by William H. Stayton, the Association Against the Prohibition Amendment was a leading advocate for prohibition repeal in the United States. Its beginnings go back to the donation of the DuPont Museum Collection in 1954 which focuses on innovations produced by the company including nineteenth century improvements in gunpowder and explosives as well as twentieth century innovative products such as Pyralin, Cellophane, nylon, Dacron®, Orlon, Kevlar® and more. See what's on. du Pont de Nemours & Company powder yards during the war. This collection contains photographs, almost all exterior, of 114 public elementary and secondary schools in Delaware. The Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, Delaware, offers one of the richest collections of materials on the history of American enterprise in the country: more than 34,000 linear feet of manuscripts and archives, nearly two million images in its pictorial collections, and 280,000 printed volumes among its imprints. Images show the aftermath of a fire test in an office with furniture supplied by the National Association of Steel Furniture Manufacturers. From the end of World War One to 1938, the plant built small pleasure boats. His own photography began in the 1930s. There is also an article about the Budd plant installing the machines and a report about solving issues related to feeding employees. The images show close-up views of products such as Pepsi-Cola, Dad's Root Beer, Campbell Soup and others. in the United States, Project Brandywine : Aerial Images of the Brandywine River Valley, Radio Corporation of America, RCA Victor Division records, Ralph Yourison Dupont Company retirement scrapbook, 1963, Reading Company file related to the Pinkerton Detective Agency, Robert E. Wilhelm, Jr. collection of Red Clay Valley materials, Robert K. Austin picture file on the history the automobile in America, The Seagram Spotlight photograph collection. Thanks to our Nash dealer, however, we expect to spend those days spotless, wrap free, and smoking all we like. The company specialized in aerial images of factories, private estates, schools, country clubs, towns, airports, rivers, and many other sites and some news events of the day. The Mu­seum also ex­plores per­sonal sto­ries of the 19th-cen­tury DuPont Com­pany em­ploy­ees, how they lived, and how their lifestyles changed along with new ma­chin­ery and ne… AskHagley@hagley.org As many of the country's brewers were German immigrants, the journal began publication in German, under the title Der Amerikanische Bierbrauer. The majority of images in this digital collection are photographs that were taken for the Chamber’s publication, Nation’s Business. All Worcestershire libraries will remain open to provide essential IT and digital services to residents who cannot get online at home during national lockdown. Image: Employee cleaning circuit boards. The Avon Collection provides insight into the history of the company, its sales representatives, employees, and consumers. An aerial photographer hobbyist turned professional, Charles Findeisen (1919-2007) spent most of his life flying airplanes. Contact (302) 658-2400 AskHagley@hagley.org The company suspended production in 1931 due to effects of the Great Depression and went out of business in 1932. Hagley would like to thank Rick Prelinger for his generosity in making this resource available to us. This album opens with three photographs of company employees and an image of a wall-mounted speaker cabinet. The project was developed by Gregory Hargreaves, Hagley's former Oral Historian. The National Library of Jamaica’s (NLJ) holdings constitute the most comprehensive collection of Jamaican documentary offering an invaluable representation of Jamaica’s history and heritage. The process was used in upholstery, luggage, automobile fabrics, and bookbinding. This digital collection includes issues of Business Screen Magazine, a publication for industrial filmmakers, from 1938 to 1973. Floyd Hollenbeck sales kit for Hanes Hosiery Mills Co. Frederick O. Barnum III collection of RCA Victor Company negatives, G. C. Murphy Company store windows and interior photographs, Genevieve Pittner collection of roller skating rink stickers, Grace Hopper and Women Computer Programmers, Hagley area and Charles Copeland estate photographs, Hagley Museum and Library publications archive, Harlan & Hollingsworth Corporation cost book photographs, Herbert H. Harwood, Jr. collection of railroad negatives, Herbert S. Winokur, Jr., Enron Board Records Collection, History of Kevlar oral history interviews, Hoopes Brothers & Darlington Inc. photograph collection, Indiana Ordnance Works, Ballistics Lab photographs, Interstate Commerce Commission railroad abandonment index, James Watson & Sons Co. photograph collection, John E. du Pont collection of Austin and du Pont families' photographs, John Okolowicz collection of publications and advertising on radio and consumer electronics, John W. Macklem collection of DuPont Company powder yards photographs, Joseph Bancroft & Sons Company / Miss America Collection, Joseph T. Richard records on Pennsylvania Railroad, Joshua Conner & Son leather goods store photographs, Kelvinator Corporation electric refrigerators album, Lammot du Pont, Jr. aeronautical collection, Lehigh Valley Railroad glass plate negatives, Letterpress copybook of E. E. Hendrick, 1899-1903, Locomotive Coaling Stations, Link-Belt Co. booklet of cyanotype photographs, Locomotives and views of Mauch Chunk contact photographs and negatives, Maps and Plans of the Hagley Site and Buildings, Marshall B. Johnson research collection of industrial design and housewares, Midvale Steel and Ordnance Company motion picture films, The Mill at Anselma oral history interviews, National Electrical and Radio Exposition album, National Urban League publications, 1930-1960, New York Tunnel Extension of the Pennsylvania Railroad album, Niagara Falls Power Company power generation facility photograph album, Oral histories on work and daily life in the Brandywine Valley, Oral history interviews on cultivated mushroom industry, Oral history interviews on Wallace Carothers, Oral history interviews with former employees of DuPont Company's Textile Fibers Department, Oral history interviews with John J. Raskob family, Otis Elevator Company installation of electric lifts for the London Underground photographs, Penn Virginia Corporation photograph collection, The Pennsylvania Railroad Company. Mailing Address P. O. The materials in this collection were originally compiled by the DuPont Company Museum, transferred to the Hagley Museum in 1954 and subsequently to the Hagley Library in 1968. Image: Henry Belin du Pont next to his Buhl-Verville CA-3 Airster, circa 1927. The albums have not been digitized in their entirety. Founded by E. Paul du Pont (1887-1950) in 1919, Du Pont Motors, Inc. manufactured luxury automobiles in Wilmington, Delaware. Hagley Museum and Library: | | | | Hagley Museum and Library | | ... World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the … When the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western (DL&W) Railroad added direct ownership of coal mining facilities to its operation in 1851, its combination of mining and transportation industries under one corporate entity gave it a market advantage. The Disposor Corporation was the sales agent for the General Fan Corporation of New York City in the 1930s. This collection has not been digitized in its entirety. Images in the collection depict the plant's construction in the mid-1930s and exteriors of the office, change house, tank farm and other buildings in 1945. Directions . Many of the items included here are mechanical lantern slides, early forms of animated entertainment. Hagley Library 298 Buck Road Wilmington, DE 19807. Image: Original Avon trademark, 1929. Updated on 26/11/2020 . This collection shows interiors and exterior views of the company's factory in Woodbury, New Jersey. The materials were digitized from microfilm copies. Home; Our School . The stories were presented as uplifting and emphasized human achievements, progress, and technological innovations. From an early age, he began a collection consisting of photographs, negatives, and eventually 35 mm slides of mostly locomotives and trains from southeastern Pennsylvania. The company produced eight models, each with several body styles, as well as a few special models. This digital collection is a very small sample of the entire David Sarnoff Library at Hagley. Box 3630 Wilmington, DE 19807-0630. Image: Crowds at the 1919 Delaware State Fair. In this portrait painted in 1718 by Jonathan Richardson, Pope is seen with his 'Great Danish dog' named Bounce. Additionally, interviews were conducted that cover packaging (canning), distribution, retail sales, and the politics around regulating the alcohol business. A majority of the photographs provide an interior view of empty or near-empty establishments who have implemented the system. It is a non-regulatory agency within the U.S. Department of Commerce created "to establish an authoritative domestic measurement and standards laboratory." Opening Hours. The trade journal The American Brewer was founded by Adolph Meckert in New York City in 1867 to serve the nation's growing beer brewing industry. The library staff are happy to help you … Approximately 900 images depict powder yard sites, including the DuPont Experimental Station, either during the mills' final decades of operation or prior to, during, and after excavation and restoration work on the site in the 1950s and 1960s. Updated on 26/11/2020 +44 1905 822722. Buckley Music System, Inc. was a manufacturer and distributor of jukebox music systems for businesses. The contents have been removed from the album for preservation, but the original order of the album has been maintained. NOTICE: Hagley is not able to schedule research appointments until the week of February 1. In keeping with this branding, its issues featured photojournalistic essays celebrating Du Pont products' contribution to improving American standards of living, features depicting Du Pont employees at work and at leisure, updates on Du Pont activities at home and abroad, and articles extolling free market values and the role of citizen consumers in postwar America. There are also items relating to the Prussian chemist, Julius Lewkowitsch (1857-1913), whose collection Litchfield acquired. The plant was closed around 1945. The show had eighteen series producing 781 episodes, many featuring famous guest stars such as Robert Mitchum, Ossie Davis, Ginger Rogers, Ida Lupino, Clark Gable, Helen Hayes, Ralph Bellamy, Basil Rathbone, and Lucille Ball. The DuPont Company South San Francisco Plant began operation in 1935. Image: Detail from back cover of 1953 annual report. This collection comprises captioned photographs dating from 1908 to 1925 of plant buildings and operations. In 1923, P.D. 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. Conversation with Isabelle Held by Hagley Museum and Library published on 2020-09-01T14:53:17Z. Also included in the collection are leaflets, pamphlets, trade cards, business cards, correspondence, sheet music, stationary, viewbooks and guidebooks, maps, posters, newspaper clippings, and other ephemera. These images were put together by Disposor Corporation into a sales album. Saylor and Associates purchased the company from the McLaughlin family and formed Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Inc. Consumer demand grew and this led to national expansion. 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