Massachusetts Institute of Technology. School of Chemical Engineering Practice. Bangor Station
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's School of Chemical Engineering Practice was founded in 1916 by alumnus Arthur D. Little and Professor William Walker, with the support of President Richard Maclaurin and the financial assistance of George Eastman. The school was designed to give chemical engineering students practical operational experience in industrial facilities. The School of Engineering Practice Bangor Station was established at Eastern Manufacturing Co. Students worked on projects but remained under the supervision of the MIT resident staff and director.