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/ An “American” Industry, 1919–1930

Kathryn Steen

in The American Synthetic Organic Chemicals Industry: War and Politics, 1910-1930

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469612904
eISBN:
9781469614458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612904.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the status of the synthetic organic chemicals industry in the United States during the period 1919–1930. It first looks at German firms before turning to the major players in ... More


The 1950s

Tom Eamon

in The Making of a Southern Democracy: North Carolina Politics from Kerr Scott to Pat McCrory

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469606972
eISBN:
9781469612478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606989_eamon.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how the automobile provided the chief means of daily transportation by 1950. North Carolina, though far removed from the leading centers of economic gravity, boasted a direct ... More


How to Kill a Biker: Small-Town Invasions and the Postindustrial City

Randy D. McBee

in Born to Be Wild: The Rise of the American Motorcyclist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469622729
eISBN:
9781469623320
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622729.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks beyond the sensational headlines about violent motorcyclists to understand the stereotypes attributed to them, paying particular attention to the growing conflict between ... More


Tudores & Fordores

Richard Schweid

in Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile: On the Road in Cuba

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828922
eISBN:
9781469605739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888629_schweid.5
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter discusses the opening of rural Cuba outside of its cities by highways and the increasing reliance on automobile transport in Cuba. The Locomobile, the first North American car to reach ... More


Che's Chevy & Fidel's Olds

Richard Schweid

in Che's Chevrolet, Fidel's Oldsmobile: On the Road in Cuba

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828922
eISBN:
9781469605739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888629_schweid.8
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The American cars transported people and goods during the early years of the Cuban Revolution. Fidel Castro traveled in an Oldsmobile and Che Guevara drove his Chevrolet. However, after the ... More


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