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The Organizing and Financing of Innovative Companies in the Evolution of the U.S. Automobile Industry

Steven Klepper

in Financing Innovation in the United States, 1870 to the Present

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262122894
eISBN:
9780262277884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262122894.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter reviews the evolution of the automobile industry and how current automobile firms first entered into the industry. Four notable successful firms were the Olds Motor Works, Cadillac Motor ... More


“The Most Glorious Story of Failure in the Business”: The Studebaker-Packard Corporation and the Origins of ERISA

James A. Wooten

in The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974: A Political History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520242739
eISBN:
9780520931398
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520242739.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter elaborates how Studebaker Corporation came to play its role in the political history of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The Studebaker-Packard Corporation terminated ... More


A Dream Begins Anew

Jill D. Snider

in Lucean Arthur Headen: The Making of a Black Inventor and Entrepreneur

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469654355
eISBN:
9781469654379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654355.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter 8 describes Headen’s move in 1925 to Albany, Georgia, where he established the Headen Motor Car Company and began the engine work that led to his first patent. The chapter explores the ... More


Young People and Old Mountains: Commercialism and Conservationism Tangle in the Alps

Tait Keller

in Apostles of the Alps: Mountaineering and Nation Building in Germany and Austria, 1860-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625034
eISBN:
9781469625058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625034.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter three moves the narrative forward to the early twentieth century when fears about mountaineering’s environmental impact revealed the inherent conflicts of nature tourism. Two divergent trends ... More


Man and Superman: Books on a Garden Table

Tony Jason Stafford and R. F. Dietrich

in Shaw's Settings: Gardens and Libraries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044989
eISBN:
9780813046747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044989.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Shaw’s Man and Superman begins in a library in London and ends in a garden in Granada. This contrast in settings suggests the movement of the play, both physically (going from England to Spain) and ... More


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