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[Plastic Pioneers Association Written Histories and Interviews] Read by J. Harry Du Bois John J. Kevel, Plastics Technology, general sales manager -History of plastics in Leominster - comb making history and the manufacturing combs, apprenticeships in the plastics industry John G. Slater, Tennessee Eastman Plastic Sales Department (marketing in ...

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William T. Cruise, Society of the Plastics Industry, vice president - Luis Francisco, American Cyanide, general manager, plastics and resin division - D.J. O'Conner, Formica Company, founder -discusses the companies, market, development and applications of Formica, lawsuits over Formica patents J. Harry Du Bois, originally with General Electric -u...

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Ronald (Chick) Kameak, Albany Billiard Ball Company, Niagara Insulbake Company (plastics division of Albany Billiard Ball Company) -recollections of John Hyatt, applications of celluloid, billiard ball market and industry, organization of the Society of Plastics Industry. C.W Vaunt, Bakelite Company, a division of Union Carbide and Carbon Corporat...

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Garson Meyer, Eastman Kodak Company, Camera Works Division, chief chemist -plastics in relation to photographic equipment Fred C. Meechum, Northern Industrial Chemical Company of Boston, New York office -early work with commercial plastics: celluloid, speed of production in modern manufacturing: auto-injection machines Gordon Brown with footnote ...

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Dictated by J. Harry Du Bois (written histories) Arthur R. Tennom (continued),Chairman of the Board and Treasurer -applications of plastics, molding techniques and applications.

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Includes miscellaneous material relating to the plastics industry, dating from c. 1890 to 1970. Included are: trade catalogs for W.L. Brown & Co., selling agents for American and United Zylonite Co., pre l9OO; typescripts and reprints on various aspects of the plastics industry such as nylon molding; photographs used in DuBois's "Plastics History ...

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Plastics Pioneers Association
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1952 September 18-20
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Audio recordings of interviews with members of the Plastics Pioneers Association about the plastics industry, its origins, and evolution.

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