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“Oh Mom! Here Comes the Omar Man”

Beginning in the early-1900s to as late as the 1970s in most locations in the US, the automobile and later the motor truck were used for home delivery of baked goods, groceries, milk products, and other commodities. In the Midwest, the Omar Baking Co. opened for business in Omaha, Nebraska in 1923 when William Coad constructed a building…

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The Western Clippers Designed by Brooks Stevens

One of the late 1930s Western Clippers Designed by Brooks Stevens Brooks Stevens was one of the most successful and prolific American industrial designers in the pre and post-World War II era. His firm Brooks Stevens Industrial Design produced concepts and visions for everything from coffee pots and kitchenware to the design of the famous Olympian Hiawatha…

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The Kaiser-Frazer Go Round

In the post WWII era, the pent up demand for new automobiles encouraged newcomers to the industry to dive in with both feet. Industrialist Henry J. Kaiser was one whose wartime production experience made him especially well suited to take on the challenge. He had revolutionized the building of cargo ships during the war by…

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