Synthetic Fabrics Inspired a Cultural Revolution
The advent of synthetic fabrics played a surprising role in bringing women into the workforce, as Mercury 13 trainee Geraldine Sloan’s story illustrates.
How DuPont Transformed Fashion With Stretchy Synthetics
DuPont invented the stretch synthetic fabric that revolutionized fashion in the mid-twentieth century.
The Birth (and Death?) of Modern Corporations
To imagine the end of modern corporations as we currently know them, it helps to go back to their birth.