The Man Behind The Brand - At School

The Man Behind The Brand - At School

by Doug Gelbert
     
 
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Maytag, Hertz, Kellogg, Gerber. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson? Milton Bradley? Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks?

Overview

Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Maytag, Hertz, Kellogg, Gerber. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson? Milton Bradley? Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind the famous names of America's colleges...

Included are mini-biographies of the founders of:

Baylor
Brown
Cornell
Duke
Harvard
Johns Hopkins
Purdue
Rice
Rutgers
Stanford
Tulane
Vanderbilt
Yale

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011900754
Publisher:
Cruden Bay Books
Publication date:
11/29/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
22 KB

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