The webinar focuses on John Merrick (1859-1919), Co-Founder of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company and Alonzo Herndon (1858-1927), Founder of the Atlanta Life Insurance Company. Both the recording and transcript can be found on the African Americans in Business and Entrepreneurship: A Resource Guide.
If you missed our business orientation in June, join us for another short webinar on our business collections at 1pm (EDT) on Wednesday, September 13. Since we can't show you everything in 30 minutes, we'll be using items related to Andrew Carnegie and the steel industry as examples of what you might uncover in these collections!
The Science, Technology & Business Division accepted volumes of Linen Supply News, Textile Rental, and Industrial Launderer, trade journals of TRSA. Stretching from the 1920s to the 1980s, these publications covered a broad range of industry issues including pay and benefits, sales, legislation, and technology.