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The Resource Out where the west begins : profiles, visions & strategies of early western business leaders, Philip F. Anschutz ; with William J. Convery and Thomas J. Noel

Out where the west begins : profiles, visions & strategies of early western business leaders, Philip F. Anschutz ; with William J. Convery and Thomas J. Noel

Label
Out where the west begins : profiles, visions & strategies of early western business leaders
Title
Out where the west begins
Title remainder
profiles, visions & strategies of early western business leaders
Statement of responsibility
Philip F. Anschutz ; with William J. Convery and Thomas J. Noel
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Between 1800 and 1920, an extraordinary cast of bold innovators and entrepreneurs--individuals such as Cyrus McCormick, Brigham Young, Henry Wells and James Fargo, Fred Harvey, Levi Strauss, Adolph Coors, J. P. Morgan, and Buffalo Bill Cody--helped lay the groundwork for what we now call the American West. They were people of imagination and courage, adept at maneuvering the rapids of change, alert to opportunity, persistent in their missions. They had big ideas they were not afraid to test. They stitched the country together with the first transcontinental railroad, invented the Model A and built the roads it traveled on, raised cities and supplied them with water and electricity, established banks for immigrant populations, entertained the world with film and showmanship, and created a new form of western hospitality for early travelers. Not all were ideal role models. Most, however, once they had made their fortunes, shared them in the form of cultural institutions, charities, libraries, parks, and other amenities that continue to enrich lives in the West today. Out Where the West Begins profiles some fifty of these individuals, tracing the arcs of their lives, exploring their backgrounds and motivations, identifying their contributions, and analyzing the strategies they developed to succeed in their chosen fields. Working with western scholars William J. Convery and Thomas J. Noel, Anschutz has brought a unique perspective to his subject in this engaging book of essays--Tattered Cover Bookstore summary, edited from book jacket
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Anschutz, Philip
Dewey number
978.020922
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Convery, William Joseph
  • Noel, Thomas J.
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  • Businessmen
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Industrialization
  • Businessmen
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Industrialization
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States, West
Label
Out where the west begins : profiles, visions & strategies of early western business leaders, Philip F. Anschutz ; with William J. Convery and Thomas J. Noel
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Manuel Lisa -- William Henry Ashley -- John Jacob Astor -- Charles and William Bent and Ceran St. Vrain -- Brigham Young -- Cyrus H. McCormick -- Charles Goodnight -- John Wesley Iliff -- Charles Boettcher -- Henry Miller -- Frederick Weyerhaeuser -- Henry Wells and William Fargo -- John Evans -- Benjamin Holladay -- The big four: Collis P. Huntington, Mark Hopkins, Jr., Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker -- Thomas C. Durant -- Cyrus K. Holliday -- Theodore D. Judah -- George Mortimer Pullman -- William Jackson Palmer -- James J. Hill -- Fred Harvey -- Henry E. Huntington -- Meyer Guggenheim -- Nathaniel P. Hill -- John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Edward L. Doheny -- George Hearst -- Spencer Penrose -- Samuel Colt -- Levi Strauss -- Gustavus Franklin Swift -- Andrew Carnegie -- Charles A. Pillsbury -- Adolph Coors -- Henry Ford -- Jay Cooke -- Walter Scott Cheesman -- A. P. Giannini -- J. P. Morgan -- Harrison Gray Otis -- Carl Laemmle -- Buffalo Bill Cody
Control code
1415066
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9780990550204
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014951108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780990550204
  • (OCoLC)900439110
Label
Out where the west begins : profiles, visions & strategies of early western business leaders, Philip F. Anschutz ; with William J. Convery and Thomas J. Noel
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Manuel Lisa -- William Henry Ashley -- John Jacob Astor -- Charles and William Bent and Ceran St. Vrain -- Brigham Young -- Cyrus H. McCormick -- Charles Goodnight -- John Wesley Iliff -- Charles Boettcher -- Henry Miller -- Frederick Weyerhaeuser -- Henry Wells and William Fargo -- John Evans -- Benjamin Holladay -- The big four: Collis P. Huntington, Mark Hopkins, Jr., Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker -- Thomas C. Durant -- Cyrus K. Holliday -- Theodore D. Judah -- George Mortimer Pullman -- William Jackson Palmer -- James J. Hill -- Fred Harvey -- Henry E. Huntington -- Meyer Guggenheim -- Nathaniel P. Hill -- John D. Rockefeller, Sr., Edward L. Doheny -- George Hearst -- Spencer Penrose -- Samuel Colt -- Levi Strauss -- Gustavus Franklin Swift -- Andrew Carnegie -- Charles A. Pillsbury -- Adolph Coors -- Henry Ford -- Jay Cooke -- Walter Scott Cheesman -- A. P. Giannini -- J. P. Morgan -- Harrison Gray Otis -- Carl Laemmle -- Buffalo Bill Cody
Control code
1415066
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9780990550204
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014951108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780990550204
  • (OCoLC)900439110

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