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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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Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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

(CBP)

The US agency responsible for collecting and administering import duties and for preventing the import of prohibited goods. In 2003 it became part of the Department of...

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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 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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James J. Hill

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

(1838–1916), businessman and railroad promoter.

As the creator of the railroad network that dominated the late nineteenth-century economic expansion in the Northwest, from the...

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John H. Johnson

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

(b. 19 January 1918; d. 8 August 2005),

publisher and media mogul. John Harold Johnson was born to Leroy and Gertrude Johnson in Arkansas City, Arkansas. His father was killed ...

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Levi Strauss

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

(1829–1902)

Levi Strauss was born in Butterheim, Bavaria on 26 February 1829, the son of Hirsch and Rebecca Strauss. He died in San Francisco, California on 26 September 1902....

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mass marketing

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Marketing.

Marketing in which the same product, price, promotion, and distribution is used for all consumers in a particular market.

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Sam Walton

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

(1918–1992), merchant, founder of Wal-Mart Stores.

Sam Walton was born near Kingfisher, Oklahoma. Graduating from the University of Missouri in 1940, he became a management trainee...

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