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Posted on 12 Mar 2013 | 3,676 views
Air Reduction Company Stock Market Price After October 1929 Stock Market Crash

Across the Atlantic, the economic potential of the oxyacetylene process captured the attention of several prominent investors, including Percy Rockefeller – nephew of John D Rockefeller. In 1908 they formed the American Oxygen Company.

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Posted on 17 Jun 2011 | 3,728 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 | 4,761 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 | 4,916 views
Pillsbury Stock Price After Stock Market Crash of 1929

In 1869, Charles A. Pillsbury established the Pillsbury Flour Mills Company. Pillsbury and Company was founded in 1872 by Charles Alfred Pillsbury and his uncle John Sargent Pillsbury. The company was the first in the United States to use steel rollers for processing grain. The finished product required transportation, so the Pillsbury’s assisted in funding railroad development in Minnesota.

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Posted on 16 Apr 2011 | 9,296 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.