Corporate history of The Caterpillar Company

For a book and exhibit about the corporate history of The Caterpillar Company, we researched the company’s involvement in the invention of tanks and other wartime vehicles. We searched government documents, photos, and design drawings from the WWI design and development of tanks (including the papers of Gen. George Patton, who was instrumental in the design and development). We also found some training films from WWI showing tanks in their experimental and development stages.

Facilities: LOC, NARA

Result: The project lasted 2 months and produced approximately 300 digital images and videos.

CAT dsc_2443 NARARG156FHistGasElecTank19_00 dsc_4275 canvas

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