Here are some Leo H. Baekeland and Bakelite/plastic related links. If you have an article, interview, or other information you think should be included, please contact us.
“A Family Motor Tour Through Europe”,
Leo H. Baekeland, Horseless Age 1907
American Chemical Society — Booklet commemorating the designation of the original Bakelizer as a National Historic Chemical Landmark.
Baekeland Papers / Smithsonian Institution National Museum of American History Archives Center
Fondazione Plart – Plastics Museum, Naples, Italy
“Grand Duke, Wizard and Bohemian: A Biographical Profile of Leo H. Baekeland“, Carl Kaufmann, Meta4 Press, LLC 2012
“How Oil Got Into Everything”, “Planet Money”, NPR Podcast
How to Test Bakelite, Elena Evans-Chumsky, Scrapperella video
Hudson River Museum, Bakelite in Yonkers: Pioneering the Age of Plastics, 2010 Exhibit
Interview with Jeffrey Meikle on NPR
JEM Films, LLC – Director, John Maher’s company website
“Leo “Doc” Baekeland: Father of Plastic (Titans of Fortune)”, Daniel Alef
Plastics Industry Association — Includes a valuable informational resource: This is Plastics
The Art of Bakelite (website) — Bakelite jewelry by Jorge Caicedo Montes de Oca
The Art of Bakelite (YouTube) — Jorge Caicedo Montes de Oca describes his life and work