Research & Collections News
September 18, 2017
The Oshkosh Trunk Company
During the rainy summer months, we found water seeping into our basement at home. We dragged out our wet/dry vacuum and went to work on the problem. We had to move things around to get them out of harm’s way. One of the things that we had to move was an old steamer trunk. I hadn’t paid much atten
September 15, 2017
Selling the Computer to Business in 1960
Our Video of the Month for September is "The Computer Comes to Marketing." Released in 1960, the film promotes the use of computers in business with a particular emphasis on the effects of digital processing for sales, marketing, research, customer service, and distribution.
September 8, 2017
2017 Winner of the Hagley Book Prize
Hagley Museum and Library and the Business History Conference are pleased to announce the 2017 winner of the Hagley Prize: Destructive Creation: American Business and the Winning of World War II (University of Pennsylvania, 2016) by Mark R. Wilson, University of North Carolina, Charlotte.