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Du Pont Dynasty: Behind the Nylon Curtain by Mark Crispin Miller, Gerard Colby Zilg

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Chemistry adorns headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware

This 1939 image of a god-like Chemistry transforming an agrarian earlier America into a future glorious industrial America adorns the wall of the front lobby of Du Pont’s headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware. By 1974, the Du Ponts would become the richest family in the United States.

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Du Pont French Royal Coat of Arms

This royal coat of arms was awarded to Pierre Samuel Du Pont de Nemours by France’s King Louis XVI for his services to the Crown.

Pierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours ...

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