Southern California Edison Company 1848-1989 1911-1965
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History Southern California Edison (SCE) is the largest electric utility in California and one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric utilities, serving more than 13 million people in 15 counties of central, coastal and southern California. Based in Rosemead, California, the utility has been providing electric service in the region for more than 120 years. SCE is a subsidiary of Edison International, which also is headquartered in Ro...
Henry Edwards Huntington (1850-1927), founder of the Huntington Library, was born in Oneonta, New York. In 1892 he went to San Francisco to work for his uncle, Collis Potter Huntington, who was President of the Southern Pacific Railway Company. After Collis's death in 1900 and Henry's purchase of the Shorb ranch in 1902, Henry moved his business interests to the Los Angeles area, organizing the Pacific Electric Railway Company, the Huntington Land and Improvement Company, and other real estate a...
President, board chairman of Southern California Edison Company and active in conservative movements, especially the Foundation for Economic Education. From the description of William C. Mullendore papers, 1930-1968. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 19082119 William Clinton Mullendore (1892-1983) was a special representative for the American Relief Administration in London and Berlin in 1920. He served as assistant to Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover...
The TVA was created in 1933 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed an act creating a federal agency to develop the Tennessee Valley region, then suffering from soil depletion, flood damage, and economic depression. Fifty years later, over 30 electricity-producing dams controlled the Tennessee and its tributaries, and a navigation channel had been created from Paducah, Ky., to Knoxville, Tenn. In addition TVA had carried out programs to prevent pollution, improve forest and farm management, ...
The box that the original nitrate film is housed in has a return address of Metropolitan Industrial Pictures, of 1040 N. Las Palmas Ave., Hollywood, CA. It was addressed to the Bureau of Reclamation, Boulder City, Nevada. A second and third name on the box are those of Alan MacDonald and Felix Kahn, of MacDonald and Kahn, Financial Center Bldg., San Francisco. From the description of Boulder Dam (aka Hoover Dam) : film of construction, ca. 1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 8613042...
xmlns="urn:isbn:1-931666-33-4">Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) was the most prolific American inventor to date. This collection contains typescript reproductions of his laboratory notebooks recording research for a domestic source of natural rubber sponsored by his Edison Botanic Research Corp. of Fort Myers. The company was founded in Florida by Edison, Harvey Firestone and Henry Ford. In collaboration with John Kunkel Small (1869-1938) of the New York Botanical Garden, over 17,000 plants were ...
Founded 1892. Corporate interests include: Broadcasting; Electric Components; Household Appliances; Lighting Equipment; Motors; Telecommunications; Electromedical Industry. From the description of Technical records. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84865339 Founded 1892. From the description of General Electric Company in Camden, N.J., collection, 1878-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979711 Schenectady, NY. From the description of Electr...