History Hangout: Conversation with Ai Hisano
Roger Horowitz interviews Ai Hisano about her recent book, Visualizing Taste: How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat (Harvard University Press, 2019). Hisano, a senior lecturer at Kyoto University, used Hagley materials about DuPont’s Cellophane in her research.
History Hangouts are virtual events produced by the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society featuring in-depth talks with staff and scholars about moments in U.S. history documented by collections at the Hagley Library.
Roger Horowitz interviews Laura Phillips Sawyer about her recent book, American Fair Trade: Proprietary Capitalism, Corporatism, and the 'New Competition,' 1890–1940 (Cambridge University Press, 2018). Sawyer, an associate professor at Georgia State University, used the Chamber of Commerce of the United States collection at Hagley in her research.
Dr. Kevin Tennent discusses his recent research at Hagley, funded by one of our grants. Dr. Tennent, Senior Lecturer at the University of York School of Management, used Hagley materials in his research on American industrial democracy between 1913 and 1935.