Photographs, printed materials and Bakelite items owned by Nancy Byck Welch.
Photographs of Leo’s laboratory, taken by Nancy’s father, Laurence “Larry” Byck, who worked for Baekeland from 1910 to 1950. Some photos taken of Larry himself were taken by an unknown photographer. You can learn more about Larry and his career in the Nancy Byck Welch videos.
We thank Dr. Burkhard Wagner for scanning the tightly rolled negatives owned by Nancy.