Encyclopedia of African American Business, 2nd Edition

  • Jessie Carney Smith
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  • ISBN-10: 1440850283
  • ISBN-13: 9781440850288
  • DDC: 338.7092
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 928 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

This two-volume set showcases the achievements of African American entrepreneurs and the various businesses that they founded, developed, or promote as well as the accomplishments of many African American leaders—both those whose work is well-known and other achievers who have been neglected in history.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Alphabetical List of Entries.
Guide to Related Topics.
African American Business Leaders by Occupation.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Aaron, Henry “Hank” (1934-).
2: Abbott, Robert Sengstacke (1868–1940).
3: Advertising Agencies.
4: Advertising and Marketing.
5: African American Businesses in Major Cities.
6: Alexander, Archie Alphonso (1888–1958).
7: Alexander, Clifford Leopold, Jr. (1933–).
8: American Savings and Loan League.
9: Amos, Wally “Famous Amos,” Jr. (1936–).
10: Bannister, Christiana Carteaux (1819-1902).
11: Barbecue Establishments.
12: Barber Shops.
13: Barden, Don H. (1943-2011).
14: Beauty Shops.
15: Berry, Edwin C. (1854-1931).
16: Binga, Jesse (1865-1950).
17: Black Americans and Business Development in Other Countries.
18: Black Banks.
19: Black Business Development and the Federal Government.
20: Black Businesses in Large Cities.
21: Black Corporate Directors Conference.
22: Black Fund Managers.
23: Black Press.
24: Black Retail Action Group.
25: Blacks in Agriculture.
26: Black Wall Street.
27: Booker T. Washington Business Association.
28: Boyd, Richard Henry (1843-1922).
29: Bridgeman, Ulysses “Junior” (1953-).
30: Brimmer, Andrew Felton (1926-2012).
31: Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.
32: Burns, Ursula M. (1958-).
33: Bush, John Edward (1856?-1916).
34: Business Law and Legal Issues.
35: Business Ownership in Select Academic Institutions.
36: Business Trends in the 21st Century.
37: Cardozo Sisters.
38: Career Pathways Initiatives in Black Colleges.
39: Cassell, Albert Irvin (1895-1969).
40: Catering Industry.
41: Centers for Entrepreneurship in Academic Institutions.
42: Chambers of Commerce and Boards of Trade in the 1920s and 1930s.
43: Chase, Debra Martin (1956-).
44: Chase, Leah Lange (1923-).
45: Chenault, Kenneth Irvine (1951-).
46: Church, Robert Reed, Sr. (1839-1912).
47: Citizens’ League for Fair Play.
48: Clark, Alexander G. (1826-1891).
49: Coalition of Black Trade Unionists.
50: Coincoin, Marie Therese (1742-c. 1816).
51: Coleman, Kenneth L. (1942-).
52: Colored Merchants’ Association.
53: Combs, Sean John “Diddy” (1969-).
54: Conferences and Studies on the Negro in Business.
55: Conferences on African American Businesses.
56: Consumer Cooperatives.
57: Conyers, Nathan G. (1932-).
58: Cooper, Edith W. (1961-).
59: Corporation of Caterers.
60: Credit Unions.
61: Cuffe, Paul (1759-1817).
62: Cullers, Vincent T. (1924-2003).
63: Darden, Calvin R. (1950-).
64: Davis, Edward (1911-1999).
65: Day, Thomas (1801–1861).
66: De Passe, Suzanne (1947–).
67: Diggs, Charles, Jr. (1922–1998).
68: Don’t Buy Where You Can’t Work Movement (1929–1941).
69: Douglass, Frederick (1818–1895).
70: Dr. Dre (Andre Young) (1965–).
71: Dudley, Joe L., Sr. (1937–).
72: Economic Boycotts and Protests.
73: E. E. Ward Transfer & Storage Company.
74: Eldridge, Elleanor (1785–1865?).
75: Ellison, William (1790–1861).
76: Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc..
77: Faith-Based Entrepreneurship.
78: Farley, James Conway (1854–1910?).
79: Farr, Melvin (1944–2015).
80: Fashion Industry.
81: Federal Records for African American Business History.
82: Federation of Southern Cooperatives Land Assistance Fund.
83: Food Service Industry.
84: Ford, Barney Launcelot (1822?–1902).
85: Forten, James (1766–1842).
86: Frazier, Kenneth C. (1954–).
87: Free Black Entrepreneurs.
88: Fudge, Ann M. (1951–).
89: Fuller, S. B. (1905–1988).
90: Funderburg, Ilon Owen (1924–2002).
91: Funeral Industry.
92: Garvey, Marcus, and UNIA Enterprises.
93: Gaston, Arthur George (1892–1996).
94: Gibson, John Trusty (1878–1937).
95: Gordy, Berry, Jr. (1929–).
96: Graves, Earl G. (1935–).
97: Grocery Store Enterprises.
98: Hamilton, Jeremiah G. (1807–1875).
99: Hannah, Marc R. (1956–).
100: Harris, Carla Ann (1963–).
101: Healthcare Industry.
102: Herman, Alexis M. (1947–).
103: Herndon, Alonzo Franklin (1858–1927).
104: Hightower, Dennis Fowler (1941–).
105: Hill, Jesse, Jr. (1926–2012).
106: Hip-Hop and Consumerism.
107: Holstein, Casper A. (1877–1944).
108: Hoteliers, Hotels, and Inns.
109: Howell, Christine Moore (1899–1972).
110: Howroyd, Janice Bryant (1952–).
111: Hughes, Catherine “Cathy” (1947–).
112: International Black Women’s Congress.
113: Jackson, Maynard Holbrook, Jr. (1938–2003).
114: Jackson, O’Shea “Ice Cube” (1969–).
115: Jakes, Thomas “T. D.” (1957–).
116: John, Daymond G. (1969–).
117: Johnson, Earvin “Magic,” Jr. (1959–).
118: Johnson, Eunice Walker (1916–2010).
119: Johnson, John H. (1918–2005).
120: Johnson, Robert L. (1946–).
121: Johnson, William Tyler (1809–1851).
122: Jones, Caroline R. (1942–2001).
123: Jones, John (1816–1879).
124: Jones, Quincy (1933–).
125: Jordan, Vernon Eulion (1935–).
126: Joyner, Marjorie Stewart (1896–1994).
127: King, Don (1931–).
128: Lafon, Thomy (1810–1893).
129: Lane, Lunsford (1803-c. 1863).
130: Langston, Ronald N. (1953-).
131: Lankford, John Anderson (1874-1946).
132: Lawal, Kase (1954-).
133: Leavell, Dorothy R. (1944-).
134: Lee, Debra Louise (1954-).
135: Lee, Spike (1957-).
136: Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
137: Leidesdorff, William (1810–1848).
138: Lewis, Byron Eugene (1931-).
139: Lewis, Delano Eugene (1938-).
140: Lewis, Reginald F. (1942–1993).
141: Lewis, William M., Jr. (1956–).
142: Ligon, Alfred M. (1906–2002).
143: Llewellyn, James Bruce (1927–2010).