Research & Collections News
January 21, 2016
Lights, Colors, Action! RCA Televisions
In the Conservation Lab we now have a few dozen illustration boards laid out with photographs showing the process of cathode ray television tube production. These are part of the David Sarnoff Library Collection at Hagley, documenting the Radio Corporation of America.
December 18, 2015
Leading the Care-Free Life in DuPont Fabrics
How does one lead the care-free life? The answer according to a 1956 DuPont advertisement is wearing clothing made out of Orlon acrylic fiber! Orlon is one of the synthetic fibers that came out of the DuPont research labs following the discovery of nylon in the 1930s.