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Posted on 21 Jul 2011 | 4,047 views
Checker Cab Stock Price After the October 1929 Stock Market Crash

Morris Markin, founder of “Checker Cab“, immigrated to the United States and moved to Chicago where he began running a fleet of cabs and an auto body shop — the Markin Auto Body Corporation in Joliet, Illinois.

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Posted on 21 Jul 2011 | 4,318 views
Glidden Stock Price After the October 1929 Stock Market Crash

The “Glidden” Company was started in 1875 when Francis Harrington Glidden (1832–1922), Levi Rackett, and Thomas Bolles founded a varnish-making business called Glidden, Brackett & Co. The business produced 1,000 gallons of varnish every week and made deliveries via horse and wagon.

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Posted on 17 Jun 2011 | 4,413 views
Kroger Stock Market Price After October 1929 Crash

Kroger was founded by Bernard Kroger in 1883 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Kroger pioneered the first supermarket surrounded on all four sides by parking lots in the 1930s.

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Posted on 22 Apr 2011 | 3,289 views
National Biscuit Stock Price After the Crash of 1929

In 1890, Chicago lawyer Adolphus W. Green helped to found the American Biscuit Co., a large food company that took control of 40 bakeries around the Midwest. American Biscuit set up its headquarters in Chicago, where it owned three large bakeries on the city’s West Side.

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Posted on 20 Apr 2011 | 7,128 views
Goldman Sachs Stock Price After Market Crash from 1929 to 1931

Marcus Goldman began trading in promissory notes in 1869. Goldman’s son-in-law, Samuel Sachs, joined the business in 1882. The firm expanded into a general partnership in 1885 as Goldman, Sachs & Co. when Goldman’s son Henry and son-in-law Ludwig Dreyfus joined the group.