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Annie Turnbo Malone

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques — United States History.

(b. 9 August 1869; d. 10 May 1957), black beauty businesswoman.

The dawn of the twentieth century witnessed the materialization of the black beauty culture industry and the...

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Armand Hammer

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Management and Management Techniques.

(1898–1990)

Armand Hammer was born in New York City on 21 May 1898, the son of Julius Hammer, a Russian immigrant, and his wife Rose. He died in Los Angeles ...

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C. West Churchman

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques — Philosophy.

(1913–)

C. West Churchman was born in Mount Airy, Pennsylvania in 1913. He was brought up in a Quaker background which undoubtedly contributed to his enduring moral and ethical...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques — History.

(1794–1877)

US businessman and philanthropist. Vanderbilt amassed a fortune from shipping and railroads, and from this made an endowment to found Vanderbilt University in...

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George Eastman

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Management and Management Techniques.

(1854–1932)

US inventor and founder of the modern photographic industry.

With little education, Eastman began work at the age of fourteen as an insurance agent. An...

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Gordy, Berry, Jr

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Management and Management Techniques.

(1929–)

Berry Gordy Jr was born on 28 November 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. Born and raised in a ghetto area of Detroit, Gordy tried his hand at professional boxing before ...

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Harvey Firestone

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques — United States History.

(1868–1938), industrialist, corporate executive.

Harvey Firestone was born near Columbiana, Ohio, to a well-to-do farm family. After graduating from high school in 1887, he held...

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Henry Ford

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(1863–1947)

US motor manufacturer. He was a pioneer of mass production and had a profound influence on the widespread use of motor vehicles. In 1909 Ford produced his famous Model...

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Henry R. Luce

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Management and Management Techniques.

(1898–1967), magazine publisher and editor.

Born in China, the son of Presbyterian missionaries, he graduated from Yale in 1920. With his college classmate Briton Hadden, Luce in...

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J. Pierpont Morgan

Overview page. Subjects: Art — Management and Management Techniques.

(b Hartford, Conn., 17 Apr. 1837; d Rome, 31 Mar. 1913).

American financier, industrialist, and art collector. The son of a financier and head of one of the most powerful banking...

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