Archive for August 8th, 2012

John H. Patterson

August 8, 2012
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John H. Patterson, 1844-1922, was a pioneering industrialist, who became famous as the founder and owner of the National Cash Register Company (NCR).  Applying scientific methods to industrial reform, his NCR community and employee neighborhood in Dayton’s South Park area became hallmarks of progressive era achievement.    While tragedies like New York’s Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire...
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