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Lowly corn cob has many uses. Thanks to successful experiments of the Department of Agriculture, corn cobs can now be made into many valuable by-products. Dr. W.W. Skinner is shown pointing to a block of heat insulating material made from corn cob. Next to the corn cob are samples of by-products, including furfural, lignin, ethyl alcohol, cellulose, xylose, adhesive, acetic acid, glucose, carbon and a printing plate made from phenol-furfural resin. In front of the cob are skeins of rayon dyed with colors made from lignin of the corn cob, 112030

Lowly corn cob has many uses. Thanks to successful experiments of the ...

Title and date from negative or negative sleeve. Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955. General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec Temp. note: Batch three.