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Posted on 21 Jul 2011 | 4,630 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 | 4,940 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 19 Apr 2011 | 5,878 views
Gillette Razor Stock After 1929 Stock Market Crash

The original “Gillette” Company was founded by King Camp Gillette in 1895 as a safety razor manufacturer. While working as a salesman for the Crown Cork and Seal Company in the 1890s, Gillette saw bottle caps, with the cork seal he sold, thrown away after the bottle was opened. This made him recognize the value in basing a business on a product that was used a few times, then discarded.

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Posted on 16 Apr 2011 | 10,399 views
Eastman Kodak Stock After 1929 Stock Market Crash

Kodak’s origins rest with Eastman Dry Plate Company and the General Aristo Company, founded by inventor George Eastman in Rochester and Jamestown, New York. The General Aristo Company was formed in 1899 in Jamestown New York, with George Eastman as treasurer, and this company purchased the stock of American Aristotype Company.

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Posted on 8 Apr 2011 | 22,895 views
RCA Stock Price After the 1929 Stock Crash

RCA Corporation, founded as the Radio Corporation of America, was an electronics company in existence from 1919 to 1986. The “29′ Crash” and Bear Market of 1929-1932 wiped out 95% of RCA’s value.