Helen K. Porter Letters

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It’s The Real Thing Here: The Letters Of Helen L. K. Porter in World War I (2010) Commissioned by the family, this engaging volume features letters written by Helen Louise Knickerbacker Porter, who served in a Red Cross mobile hospital …

Universal Avionics Company History Book

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Universal Avionics 30th Anniversary Book Written to commemorate Universal Avionics’ 30th anniversary, this richly illustrated book tells how a company built on one man’s vision for centralizing cockpit navigation systems became an innovative leader in avionics. The story is based …

Scottsdale Insurance Company History Book

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Beyond Expectations: The Remarkable Story of Scottsdale Insurance Company (2012) This fast-paced and engaging story takes the reader through the remarkable journey of Scottsdale Insurance, from its humble beginnings as a company with one employee and a single desk to …

Nuclear Institute History Book

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Core of Excellence: A History of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (2012) Drawn from thorough research and more than fifty oral history interviews, this well-documented book traces the history of the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). It tells the …

Sentara Healthcare Anniversary Book

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Celebrating the Past, Creating the Future, Improving Health Every Day: Sentara Healthcare (2013) This richly illustrated book follows Sentara from its beginning as the 25-bed Retreat for the Sick to the large healthcare network it has become today, managing eleven …

D&H Distributing Company History Book

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Looking Around the Corner: A Century of Innovation, Evolution & Transformation at D&H Distributing (2013) Written to commemorate the company’s 95th anniversary, the story begins with the company’s origins as the Williamsport Auto Wrecking Company in 1918, a realization of …

Robert R. Nathan Biography

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The Best Made Plans: Robert R. Nathan and 20th Century Liberalism (2013) Commissioned by Nathan Associates, this biography of founder Robert R. Nathan follows his story from his working-class origins to becoming a government statistician, an entrepreneurial economist, and a …

George Washington Carver Historic Resource Study

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How can new research revitalize a historic site? Client Challenge In 2011, the National Park Service (NPS) engaged HAI in the development of a comprehensive Historic Resource Study for the George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Missouri. NPS wanted …

Reliance Steel Corporate History Book

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Reliance Steel & Aluminum 75th Anniversary Book Written to commemorate the 75th anniversary of Reliance, the story begins in 1939, when founder Thomas Neilan reluctantly accepted a few tons of rebar as payment for a loan. From there, Reliance grew …

I.B. Abel Corporate History Book

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How Do You Preserve Valuable Institutional Knowledge? Client Challenge I.B. Abel has a proud heritage. It started as a small electrical contractor in York, Pennsylvania, and has since grown into a multimillion dollar company. In the summer of 2012, however, …

Bausch + Lomb

How do you leverage 150 years of visionary innovation?

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Client Challenge In 2003, Bausch + Lomb sought a scrapbook-like history to commemorate the company’s 150th anniversary. The budget was tight and the schedule even tighter. “We quickly realized that we needed to enlist experts,” recalled Daniel Ritz, Director of …

CooperVision Company History Book

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More Than Meets the Eye: The CooperVision Story (2015) This commemorative history book was created as a tribute to CooperVision’s employees, tracing nearly forty years of company growth and innovation. The story begins in 1958, when Parker Montgomery, a restless …