After he graduated high school, he went on to take a course about bookkeeping, and discovered he was an exceptional accountant. He set huge goals for himself when he was young, and planned to achieve them by the time he died. He first went into the oil business and began to invest in the Cleveland, Ohio refinery. He expanded his industry a massive amount with the help of a few friends. He then established standard oil in the year of 1870, and controlled almost 90 percent of U.S. refineries, along with their pipelines.
MLK SPEECH Dino Dzafic Teachers judges students and parents martin luther king was a hero and died from a assassination trying to help the lives of african americans all over america. Martin was known as one of the greatest civil rights leaders of all time and was born on jan 15 1929 with his father and grandfather working at the Ebenezer Baptist church for the early years of his life and was a highly educated man graduating high school at just 15 and went to the more house college in Atlanta along with graduate studies at Boston University where he met his wife Coretta Scott and received his doctorate which is more formally known as a masters degree Phd. I believe martin luther king was determined humble and a visionary and here 's why After finishing his schooling Martin moved on to become pastor of the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery Alabama determined to follow in his fathers and grandfather steps before him becoming the co paster , where he was a member of the executive committee of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People were he did many protests along with his followers Martin lead the group onto a boycott on whites and African Americans being segregated on busses for 382 days after hearing the story of rosa parks a older lady who was arrested for not giving up her seat on a bus and finally ended the boycott on December 21, 1956 Martins determination payed off and was a huge victory for Martin and his
On June 19, 1903 Henry Louis Gehrig was born in New City in the Yorkville Manhattan area. (“Lou Gehrig”, Honoring a baseball legend) Lou’s Parents Christina and Heinrich were German immigrants who moved to their country just a few years before their sons birth. Lou Gehrig was not only good at baseball but football as well and he payed close attention to his grades in school. Lou Gehrig's Talent allowed him to gain access to the university of columbus where he studied engineering on a football Scholarship. (Kashtus, 13) Before he was the Iron Horse, Gehrig was known as Columbia Lou.
Lincoln Electric began with a $200 investment, the ingenuity, and the drive from a beleaguered industrialist, John C. Lincoln, in 1895. After over a decade, his brother, James F. Lincoln, was brought on board to run the company and left John to his other ventures. This well reputed company was only in its infancy. As time would unfold, a distinctive culture was about to shift the paradigm. The organizational culture of Lincoln Electric continues to be well respected and studied far and wide.
David T. Abercrombie founded the company in 1892, A&T managers promoted it as: ”The Finest Sporting Goods Store in the world”. At its early beginnings, A&F had been an outfitter of sporting goods and rugged apparel, but also a place where individuals could learn skills and get involved in the community. Since 1960, the company encountered continued financial losses until The Limited purchased it in 1988, when Michael Jeffries became president and chief executive of A&T launching the trademark slogan “casual luxury”, new style of Abercrombie. • Strengths: The A&F company strengths stand, firstly, in its strong brand portfolio. The retailer managed four brands: A&F, Abercrombie, Hollister Company and Ruehl, which make them able to target a population from 7 to 35 years old.
Hence, “Daniel Williams was born on January 18, 1856, in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania” to a large, extended family (Biography.com). His father, Daniel Williams II was an advocate for African Americans rights. In fact, he worked with the Equal Rights League, a civil rights organization for blacks. In addition, Daniel's father inherited a barber shop from his father. The barber shop was the main income for Daniel’s large family.
Edward C. Randall, along with his wife Maria, were the first 'summer tourists' to build on Blackstone Lake in 1897 on land he purchased from John Jennings. He was born in Ripley, New York, becoming a successful general lawyer in Buffalo. Edward was called to the bar in Rochester at the age of 23, relocating in 1885 to Buffalo to broaden his field of possibilities. At an early age, Edward rose to prominence especially after his defence of a man charged for murder 1887. More influence and financial success followed as he expanded into being a businessman as a president of three industrial companies involving ships, power and gas.
He was a printer who created the first American lending library. He also published Poor Richard’s Almanac, which was one of the greatest pieces of literature for his time. There is another man in our generation who simulates the ideals of Benjamin Franklin known as Bill Gates. These two creators are similar through their innovations and entrepreneurship. Benjamin Franklin’s entrepreneurship began when he was twelve and worked as an apprentice under his brother, James, in a print shop.
W.B Yeats; a successful Irish name took part in his first lectured tour of America in the early 1900s. Yeats new astounding success led to a vast amount of new opportunities. "Yeats and his sisters started the Cuala Press, which would print over seventy titles by authors such as Ezra Pound, Rabindranath Tagore, Elizabeth Bowen, Jack and John Yeats, and Patrick Kavanagh, before it closed in 1946.” (¶7 OnlineLiterature.Com) The Caula Press; influenced by the Arts and Crafts Movement, the sought out "Find work for Irish hands in the making of beautiful things". The 70 unique titles
Paul Rand: The Legendary Graphic Designer Paul Rand is a famous American graphic designer. Starting his career very early creating a logo for his father’s grocery store. He gained recognition when he designed logos for UPS, IBM, ABC, Cummins Engine, and Westington House. Later eventually publishing graphic design books and even taking up teaching at Pratt University and Yale University. He died at age 82 with may accomplishments in his life.
When he had mastered the trade, he started to teach young, free, black boys the trade of a barber. Shortly after he bought the shop and started to teach the trade of a barber to young, free, black boys, he started to keep a diary. He kept this diary up to when he was murdered in the year of 1851. Now that his business investment of 300 dollars had grown to 3,000 dollars, he was a prominent citizen in the community of free blacks. Having this status he was impeccably dressed and sure of the future.
He allowed the world to his knowledge, experience, and failures but it’s these monumental events that has landed him a spot in America’s long- lasting history. William Edward Burghardt DuBois was born on February 23, 1868 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts .DuBois grew up only knowing the influence of his mother, he didn’t have much of a father around being that his father passed away when he was younger. To help his mother he worked in a factory after school to bring in extra income. Despite working he maintained high grades and remained top of his class and also found time to publish his first story in the community newspaper. When DuBois turned 15 he become the first African American to graduate from Great Barrington High.
Born on October 10, 1837 in Boston, Massachusetts, Robert Gould Shaw was the second child and only son of Francis George and Sarah Blake Shaw, two prominent abolitionists at the time. Shaw’s family line consisted of very successful merchants and businessmen who had amassed millions through trade, making the childhood of Shaw and his four sisters a comfortable one. When Shaw turned four, his father retired from his part time law practice so he could pursue a literary career and to spend more time with his family; he moved his family to the country near Brook Farm. It was here that Shaw was exposed to the beliefs of freethinkers’ such as Nathaniel Hawthorne and Ralph Waldo Emerson, along with the open-minded ideals of the local Unitarian church.
George D. Dayton starts his business in Minneapolis, MN after several years of banking and real estate experience. Dayton saw opportunity in Minneapolis, thus buying land on Nicollet Avenue and opening the Dayton Dry Goods Company – today, Target Corporation. Dedicated to his principles of “the higher ground of stewardship,” Dayton was actively managing his store until his death in 1938. He left a legacy of providing fair and dependable service and merchandise. His son and grandson later took over the business and made it into a nationwide retailer.
Benjamin Franklin is most well-known for his episode with a lightning bolt, although in reality, he should be known for his aid in the forming of America’s foundation. At the age of fifteen he, along with his brothers, started The New England Courant, a newspaper in the Boston area. With their success rapidly growing, Benjamin decided he was no longer needed and sought to create his own printing press. An additional press was not needed in Boston, so Franklin took his few belongings and traveled up the river to Philadelphia. Here he made acquaintances with influential men, purchased the Pennsylvania Gazette, was elected into the Second Continental Congress, accepted the job of Postmaster General, and became the first U.S Ambassador to France.