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    1996 Gibbs Ceremony for Fred Basolo

    This May’s Willard Gibbs Award ties together two special figures in Chicago Section history: Prof. Fred Basolo and Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg. To help celebrate, we present photos from Basolo’s 1996 Gibbs Award ceremony, and ask for assistance identify

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    Who Is This? National Chemical Expo 1970

    Kodachrome slides in a box labeled “NCE 1970” were recently discovered in the archive, sparking an inquiry into what was once a major preoccupation of the Chicago Section: the National Chemical Exposition. The NCE was a multifaceted event...

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    Who is This? Early ‘90’s Trade Shows

    In 1992, we had a booth at the Environmental Technology Expo, as documented by photos recently extracted from our archives. Though at first the group of pictures all seemed to depict the same event, certain details, like the width of the booth and the con

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    Who Is This? 1994 Gibbs Ceremony (Hawthorne)

    Back in 1995, a group from Chicago ACS helped raise funds in a telethon. This looks like it was fun, but the pile of photos in the archives contains little information. If you know anything about this outing, please write to [email protected]

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    Who Is This? 1995 Telethon

    Back in 1995, a group from Chicago ACS helped raise funds in a telethon. This looks like it was fun, but the pile of photos in the archives contains little information. If you know anything about this outing, please write to [email protected]

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    Who Is This? Holiday Party, Unknown Date

    Santa came to visit at least one Chicago ACS holiday party years ago, and he even gave presents to chemists’ kids. But when? And who else was there? We have a bunch of photos from the event, but we don’t know who the subjects are.

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    Who Is This? – Gibbs Award Ceremony 1987

    The Chicago Section has a moderate-sized set of photographs from a Willard Gibbs Award ceremony (possibly 1997's event for Allen Bard) and we need your help to identify people in them.

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    Who Is This? Chemistry Day 1991

    This month, we cover a set of photos taken on Saturday, November 9, 1991. According to the October 1991 Chemical Bulletin, this was the final day of National Chemistry Week, which was celebrated with three days of activities. Day 1 (Nov. 2) included ...

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    NEW ACTIVITY: "WHO IS THIS?"

    HELP! FUN! The Chicago Section has extensive photo archives, but not all of our items are documented well. Many of our photos depict individuals who are unknown to our current Section Historian. We seek your help identifying people in our photos...

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