Category: Company Founders

Preserve Those Voices

Bob Fass at WBAI in the 1960s, courtesy of Lost Footage Films via Columbia University
So much corporate history and cultural history resides in oral history. To that end, I was delighted to learn that Columbia University’s Rare Book & Manuscript Library is archiving 10,000 hours from “Radio Unnameable.” This program by Bob Fass on New York City FM station WBAI was[...]
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Anniversary Goes Missing

When an annual report prominently displays “50 Years 1967-2017” on its cover, as does the latest publication of the Environmental Defense Fund, a reader reasonably expects to find some history inside: a timeline, a profile of the founder, some then-and-now photos. Instead she finds only four paragraphs[...]
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Bravo, Bremont

Bremont's combination history book and product overview is available in print and also viewable online (link below)
When is a wristwatch not a wristwatch? When it’s a Bremont Chronometer. From the elegant, brand-rich Heritage section of the Bremont website: “Time began for Bremont in 2002, when we embarked on a journey to make beautifully crafted pilot’s watches of exceptional quality. Inspired by a love[...]
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