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1Title:  Day-Glo Color Corporation Records     
 Creator:  Day-Glo Color Corporation 
 Dates:  1930-1991 
 Abstract:  The Day-Glo Color Corporation was founded in 1946 by Robert and Joseph Switzer, who developed ways to make photoluminescent paints and dyes.These paints and dyes were used by the military to mark airplanes as well as uniforms, and to detect flaws in airplane engines and other parts. They were also used extensively in the graphic arts industry, for product advertising and packaging.The company, which began as the Conti-Glo Division of Continental Lithograph Corporation, became Switzer Brothers, Inc., and later, Day-Glo Corporation, and was sold in 1986 to Nalco Chemical Corporation. The collection consists of agendas, annual reports, articles of incorporation, blueprints, brochures, budgets, bylaws, color guides, contracts, correspondence, fabric samples, financial statements, handbooks, histories, interview transcripts, legal documents, lists, magazine clippings, manuals, memoranda, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, notebooks, notes, outlines, photographs, press releases, publications, questionnaires, reports, scrapbooks, speech texts, stock certificates, and tax returns. 
 Call #:  MS 4878 
 Extent:  6.04 linear feet (8 containers and 4 oversize folders) 
 Subjects:  Switzer, Robert C., 1914-1997. | Switzer, Joseph L., 1915-1973. | Day-Glo Color Corp. | Switzer Brothers, Inc. | Continental Lithograph Corpation. Conti-Glo Division. | Nalco Chemical Company. | Day-Glo Investment Corporation. | Industries -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Pigments industry -- United States. | Pigments industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Paint industry and trade -- United States. | Paint industry and trade -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Dye industry -- United States. | Dye industry -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Fluorescence. | Luminescence. | Photoluminescence. | Airplanes, Military -- Markings. | Airplanes, Military -- Painting. | Color in the textile industries. | Coloring matter. | Color in advertising. | Color in marketing. | Consolidation and merger of corporations -- United States.
 
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