004/06. Misc Engineering
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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Description of the Collection Items created or collected by W. Ronald (Ron) Johnson covering his years as a student at Illinois Institute of Technology. Includes 36 2" x 2" photographs, including 29 taken at the Ansul Chemical Company in Marietta, Wisconsin in 1955, documenting a class held for the senior class of the Fire Protection Engineering program. Also present are 7 taken at the Underwriters Lab in Northbrook, Illinois for the same program (at the latter site, testing rubber tire storage fires). The collection...
Description of the Collection Black and white photographs of Fire Protection Engineering (FPE) students on field trips to Ansul Chemical Corp. facilities in Marionette, Wis. and Underwriters Laboratories Inc. in Northbrook, Ill. circa 1955. The photos were taken by James A. McBeth who was in the FPE program. Per the donor, W. Ronald Johnson, a member of the 1955 graduating class, Ansul Chemical Corp. invited all senior FPE's to their test facilities for a week to fight simulated fires of all sorts. FPE students had a...