Clara Brown was one of the most noted Black women of the West. Read more about her investments in Colorado after the Colorado Gold Rush and her philanthropy there.
Tarbell wrote many books but over here in Business Reference, the History of Standard Oil stands out, though there is also The Business of Being a Woman, The Tariffs in Our Times, New Ideals in Business, and An Account of Their Practice and Their Effects upon Men and Profits.
Discover resources at the Library of Congress that can be used to find relevant market research for your business idea.
The ad that sells something is a good ad. The ad that does not sell is a bad ad.
we published a post about the creation of Monopoly and only touched on Elizabeth J. Magie the creator of the game that became Monopoly. Since then I have found a bit more about her and discovered she had quite an interesting life and deserved her own post.
On Wednesday, September 21, 2022, the Science, Technology and Business Division will welcome NASA Goddard Planetary Scientist, Dr. Stefanie Milam, in person, to the Library’s Pickford Theater at 11:30AM to discuss the James Webb and other new space telescopes and how they will reveal new insights into our solar system, and spark new insights into its formation, history, evolution, and composition. This program is presented through a partnership between the division and NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.
Interested in how to do Business Research at the Library of Congress? Attend our Virtual Business Research Orientation on September 14, from 1-2 pm!
Many issues throughout the year included articles and pictorials on storefront windows and interior displays.
There was of course, quite a bit related to corsets.
Clothing and other beauty related products were an important part of a store’s wares. They obviously needed to know who made what, but to sell, they also needed to know what was popular–no one wanted to waste floor space or money on products that don’t sell.