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Dayton Beer

by Timothy R. Gaffney The History Press (July 22, 2019)

The story of beer in Dayton and the Miami Valley is as old as the region's first settlers, who brought their brewing methods with them from Europe. From humble origins, the Schwind brothers founded a Dayton...


by Michael J. Lisicky & Jacques Kelly The History Press (October 30, 2009)

Michael J. Lisicky, the author of several critically acclaimed department store history books, brings out charming stories about this beloved Baltimore institution.

For 132 years, Hutzler Brothers Company was...

Buffalo's East Side Industry

by Shane E. Stephenson Arcadia Publishing (June 27, 2016)

When Buffalo was incorporated as a city, the East Side represented a vast forested area and farmland that would one day be booming with industry.

By 1832, the beginnings of the major arterials of Genesee, Sycamore,...

Lost Dearborn

by Craig E. Hutchison The History Press (December 11, 2017)

Throughout its existence, Dearborn has been a pioneer settlement, a multicultural hub, a college town, a major tourism center and a world-renowned industrial city.

Unfortunately, due to a variety of factors,...

Jordan Marsh

by Anthony M. Sammarco The History Press (November 06, 2017)

Author and historian Anthony Sammarco reveals the fascinating history of Boston's beloved Jordan Marsh.

Jordan Marsh opened its first store in 1851 on Milk Street in Boston selling assorted dry goods. Following...

Finger Lakes Wine and the Legacy of Dr. Konstantin Frank

by Tom Russ The History Press (June 22, 2015)

Oenophile Tom Russ presents the remarkable story of Dr. Konstantin Frank, the father of Finger Lakes wine.

Dr. Konstantin Frank forever changed the palate of American wine. Forced from his home in Soviet Ukraine...

Marshall Field's

by Gayle Soucek The History Press (September 10, 2010)

Anyone who has waited in a Christmas line for the Walnut Room's Great Tree can attest that Chicago's loyalty to Marshall Field's is fierce.

Dayton-Hudson even had to take out advertising around town to apologize...


by Jeff Clemmons The History Press (August 07, 2012)

In 1867, less than three years after the Civil War left the city in ruins, Hungarian Jewish immigrant Morris Rich opened a small dry goods store on what is now Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta.

Over time,...


by Letitia Stuart Savage The History Press (November 18, 2019)

The Joseph Horne Company, popularly known as Horne's, was a beloved and integral part of Pittsburghers' lives for generations.

It was the first department store in the Steel City, staking its ground at the landmark...

Sears in Chicago

by Val Perry Rendel The History Press (June 24, 2019)

From watch catalog to international retail empire, revisit Sears's Windy City history with author Val Rendel and remember how good the "Good Life" once was.

In 1887, Richard W. Sears started a Chicago mail-order...

Florida Oranges

by Erin Thursby The History Press (September 30, 2019)

The first orange groves, planted in St. Augustine in the 1500s by Ponce de León, were the precursor to what would become an integral part of Florida's identity.

Orange groves slowly spread across the state,...

Remembering Marshall Field's

by Leslie Goddard Arcadia Publishing (May 04, 2020)

or more than 150 years, Marshall Field's reigned as Chicago's leading department store, celebrated for its exceptional service, spectacular window displays, and fashionable merchandise.

Few shoppers recalled...

Smith & Wesson

by Roy G. Jinks & Sandra C. Krein Arcadia Publishing (October 09, 2006)

The most respected of firearm companies, Smith & Wesson explores the guns and company history from 1852 to to 1965. Rarely seen historical photographs, advertisements, and company documents culled from the company...

Lost Coal Country of Northeastern Pennsylvania

by Lorena Beniquez Arcadia Publishing (August 07, 2017)

Lost Coal Country of Northeastern Pennsylvania documents the region's disappearing anthracite history, which shaped the legacy of the United States of America and the industrial revolution.

The coal mines, breakers,...

Geneva on the Lake

by Wendy Koile The History Press (March 11, 2012)

Geneva on the Lake details the history of this town which resides on the coast of Lake Erie, one that is well-loved and enjoyed by many.

For over a century, Ohio and Pennsylvania families have made an annual...

Abraham and Straus

by Michael J. Lisicky The History Press (November 06, 2017)

Along with the Dodgers and Prospect Park, the Abraham & Straus department store was a legendary piece of Brooklyn's history and identity.

From Abraham Abraham's modest store of 1865, A&S developed into one of...

Under the Clock

by Earle Dunford & George Bryson The History Press (September 11, 2008)

Under the Clock documents the fascinating historical chain of department stores Miller & Rhoads through its many transformations.

Under the Clock tells the story of Miller & Rhoads, from its incarnation as a...


by Letitia Stuart Savage The History Press (November 07, 2016)

Join Letitia Stuart Savage on a journey to a time of leisurely shopping for the latest fashions complete with a side of Mile High Ice Cream Pie from the Tic Toc Restaurant.

In 1871, Jacob and Isaac Kaufmann created...

A History of Virginia Wines: From Grapes to Glass

by Walker Elliott Rowe, Richard Leahy & Jonathan Timmes The History Press (September 23, 2009)

A fascinating history of Virginia wines, documenting the wine industry's very foundation in this state.

Go beyond the bottle and step inside the minds, and vines, of Virginia's burgeoning wine industry in this...

Charlotte Beer

by Daniel Anthony Hartis, Win Bassett & Eric Gaddy The History Press (March 05, 2013)

Charlotte has entered a golden age of craft brewing. Join author Daniel Hartis for a journey into the center of this of the Queen City's beer scene.

While the fermented frenzy of Charlotte's craft brewing fans...

Thalhimers Department Stores

by Emily Golightly Rusk & Elizabeth Thalhimer Smartt Arcadia Publishing (April 14, 2014)

This book documents the history of Thalhimers department stores, through stories and vintage photographs.

Thalhimers was founded in Richmond in 1842 by German Jewish immigrant William Thalhimer as a humble dry...

Remembering Hudson's

by Michael Hauser & Marianne Weldon Arcadia Publishing (December 06, 2010)

Relive the history of Hudson's department store, a fixture in downtown Detroit , when retailing was an event and the department store ruled the shopping scene and was a Detroit icon.

The J. L. Hudson Company...

Perfect QRQC - Prevention, standardization, coaching

by Hakim Aoudia & Stéphane Rambeaud-Measson Maxima (July 09, 2015)

QRQC (Quick Response Quality Control) is one of the most powerful tools of Quality Management. It makes it easier to solve most of the manufacturing and functional problems in a simple and logical way.


Strategy Rules

by David B. Yoffie, Michael A. Cusumano & Tom Dheere HarperAudio (May 05, 2020)

The authors of the bestselling Competing on Internet Time (a Business Week top 10 book) analyze the strategies, principles, and skills of three of the most successful and influential figures in business--Bill...

Reprogramming The American Dream

by Kevin Scott, Greg Shaw & Matt Godfrey HarperAudio (April 07, 2020)

In this essential book written by a rural native and Silicon Valley veteran, Microsoft's Chief technology officer tackles one of the most critical issues facing society today: the future of artificial intelligence...

Citizen Reporters

by Stephanie Gorton & Maggi-Meg Reed HarperAudio (February 18, 2020)

A fascinating history of the rise and fall of influential Gilded Age magazine McClure's and the two unlikely outsiders at its helm--as well as a timely, full-throated defense of investigative journalism in...