Corporate history

Here’s some linky goodness.

The story of Standard Oil Trust: http://www.us-highways.com/sohist.htm

The story of Bell Telephone: http://www.beatriceco.com/bti/porticus/bell/bell.htm

The iron and steel industry: http://www.history.com/topics/iron-and-steel-industry

Andrew Carnegie: http://www.history.com/topics/andrew-carnegie

History of Ford Motor Company: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5168769

Timeline of General Electric Corporation: http://www.xtimeline.com/timeline/History-of-General-Electric

History of J. P Morgan bank: this one’s not complementary but thorough- http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-03/the-violent-scandalous-origins-of-jpmorgan-chase.html and there is the corporate version here:
http://www.jpmorgan.com/pages/jpmorgan/about/history

Microsoft Corporation: http://www.thehistoryofcorporate.com/companies-by-industry/information-industry/microsoft-corporation/

Dow Chemical Company: http://www.thehistoryofcorporate.com/companies-by-industry/household-office-goods/dow-chemical-company/

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18 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Teaira Banks on May 11, 2013 at 2:05 pm

  2. Pullman Palace Cars:

  3. Posted by Alex Rauscher on May 12, 2013 at 9:56 pm

  4. Posted by Alex Rauscher on May 12, 2013 at 10:01 pm

  5. Posted by Denish Jaswal on May 12, 2013 at 10:58 pm

    WalMart. Evil, but wealthy. And the #1 Corporation in the US by Revenue in 2012.
    http://corporate.walmart.com/our-story/heritage/history-timeline
    http://www.corpwatch.org/article.php?id=13796

  6. Posted by Aviva Englander on May 16, 2013 at 10:29 am

    The Manhattan Company formed by Aaron Burr to provide water to New York city and helped fund the Manhattan Bank which eventually merged with Chase National Bank to form Chase Manhattan Bank and was the predecessor of JP Morgan Chase and co. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Manhattan_Company

  7. Posted by Teaira Banks on May 17, 2013 at 12:08 pm

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