“I’m going to be in a book!”

From the CorporateHistory.net library. We typically interview from 40 to 80 employees and retirees for each book.
Reminder of why corporate histories matter: We got the following thank-you from a young insurance agent who is part of a three-generation family of agents affiliated with our client (their 90th anniversary book is in progress). His grandmother, still alive and well, was an early agent. “THANK[...]
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History Comes Alive in Springfield, IL

Actor Fritz Klein as Mr. Lincoln in Springfield, IL
Never underestimate the value of a good actor who can bring history to life. Springfield, Illinois, is fortunate to have Fritz Klein, who has been playing Abraham Lincoln almost all his adult life in IL and on national stages. As a historian and a theater buff, I[...]
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Rolling Stone Turns 50

Rolling Stone's Woodstock cover from the summer of 1969, when the magazine was just two years old, as displayed at Bethel Woods Museum in 2017. Cover photo by Baron Wolman/Rolling Stone.
Delighted to see that Rolling Stone partnered with Abrams to create a 50th anniversary “decade-by-decade book, looking back on the best articles, the best artists, the best scoops and the best shots from 1967 to 2017” with an intro by founder Jann Werner. Right on! I bought[...]
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