Research & Collections News
We are proud to announce that Roger Horowitz, Director of Hagley’s Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society, has received the 2016 Outstanding Academic Book Award by Choice for his book Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food.
The anger over trade in the 2016 elections calls to mind the fights about trade in the 1990's over President Bill Clinton’s campaign to ratify North American Free Trade Act in Congress, the “Battle for Seattle” at the World Trade Organization’s 1999 ministerial conference, and the way free trade
T. Peter Brody (April 18, 1920) was born in Budapest, Hungary on April 18, 1920. As a young man he acquired skills as an athlete and a concert pianist, but as an eighteen year old, hoping to help with his father's business, he traveled to London where he apprenticed as a printer.
As I go about unpacking and cataloging the Rothschild Patent Model Collection, I get excited when I recognize a familiar name or place. The patent models in the collection represent inventors from all over the United States – even the world.