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Marshall Field (August 18, 1834January 16, 1906) was an American entrepreneur and the founder of Marshall Field and Company, the Chicago-based department stores. [1]

72 relations: Abraham Lincoln, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, Caveat emptor, Chicago, Chicago River, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Tribune, Commercial Club of Chicago, Conway, Massachusetts, David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty, David Beatty, 2nd Earl Beatty, Department store, Dry goods, E. P. Dutton, Edmonstone baronets, Edward E. Ayer, Entrepreneurship, Ethel Beatty, Evanston, Illinois, Farm, Field Enterprises, Field Museum of Natural History, Franklin County, Massachusetts, Golf, Graceland Cemetery, Great Chicago Fire, Harry Gordon Selfridge, Haymarket affair, Henry Demarest Lloyd, Interscope Communications, Interscope Records, Investment banking, Ironton, Ohio, Jekyll Island, Jekyll Island Club, John D. Rockefeller, John V. Farwell, John V. Farwell & Co., John Wiley & Sons, Levi Leiter, Lyman J. Gage, Manhattan, Marshall Field III, Marshall Field IV, Marshall Field's, Marshall Field's Wholesale Store, Massachusetts, Merchandise Mart, Mises Institute, New Year's Day, ..., New York (state), New York City, Northwestern University, Orison Swett Marden, Oxford University Press, Panic of 1873, PBS, Peter Beatty, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Pneumonia, Potter Palmer, Puritans, Rand McNally, Robert Todd Lincoln, Ronald Tree, Rowman & Littlefield, Saul Alinsky, Ted Field, The customer is always right, Trade union, University of Chicago, Will and testament. Expand index (22 more) »

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln (February 12, 1809 – April 15, 1865) was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865.

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Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Berkshire County, pronounced, is a county located on the western edge of the U.S. state of Massachusetts.

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Caveat emptor

Caveat emptor is Latin for "Let the buyer beware" (from caveat, "may he beware", a subjunctive form of cavēre, "to beware" + ēmptor, "buyer").

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Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chicago River

The Chicago River is a system of rivers and canals with a combined length of that runs through the city of Chicago, including its center (the Chicago Loop).

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Chicago Sun-Times

The Chicago Sun-Times is a daily newspaper published in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.

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Commercial Club of Chicago

The Commercial Club of Chicago resulted from the 1907 merger of two predecessor Chicago clubs: the Merchants Club (organized in 1896) and the Commercial Club (organized in 1877).

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Conway, Massachusetts

Conway is a town in Franklin County, Massachusetts, United States.

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David Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty

Admiral of the Fleet David Richard Beatty, 1st Earl Beatty (17 January 1871 – 11 March 1936) was a Royal Navy officer.

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David Beatty, 2nd Earl Beatty

David Field Beatty, 2nd Earl Beatty (22 February 1905 – 10 June 1972), styled Viscount Borodale from 1919 to 1936, was a British Conservative Party politician.

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Department store

A department store is a retail establishment offering a wide range of consumer goods in different product categories known as "departments".

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Dry goods

Dry goods is a historic term describing the type of product line a store carries, which differs by region.

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E. P. Dutton


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Edmonstone baronets

The Edmonstone Baronetcy, of Duntreath in the County of Stirling, is a title in the Baronetage of Great Britain.

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Edward E. Ayer

Edward Everett Ayer (November 16, 1841 – May 3, 1927) was an American business magnate, best remembered for the endowments of his substantial collections of books and original manuscripts from Native American and colonial-era history and ethnology, which were donated to the Newberry Library and Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.

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Entrepreneurship is the process of designing, launching and running a new business, which is often initially a small business.

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Ethel Beatty

Ethel Beatty, Countess Beatty (née Field) was a socialite and a member of the aristocracy.

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Evanston, Illinois

Evanston is a city in Cook County, Illinois, United States, north of downtown Chicago, bordered by Chicago to the south, Skokie to the west, and Wilmette to the north.

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A farm is an area of land that is devoted primarily to agricultural processes with the primary objective of producing food and other crops; it is the basic facility in food production.

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Field Enterprises

Field Enterprises, Inc. was a private holding company that operated from the 1940s to the 1980s, founded by Marshall Field III and others, whose main assets were the Chicago Sun and Parade magazine.

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Field Museum of Natural History

The Field Museum of Natural History, also known as The Field Museum, is a natural history museum in the city of Chicago, and is one of the largest such museums in the world.

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Franklin County, Massachusetts

Franklin County is a nongovernmental county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.

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Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.

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Graceland Cemetery

Graceland Cemetery is a large Victorian era cemetery located in the north side community area of Uptown, in the city of Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Great Chicago Fire

The Great Chicago Fire was a conflagration that burned from Sunday, October 8, to Tuesday, October 10, 1871.

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Harry Gordon Selfridge

Harry Gordon Selfridge, Sr. (11 January 1858 – 8 May 1947) was an American-British retail magnate who founded the London-based department store Selfridges.

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Haymarket affair

The Haymarket affair (also known as the Haymarket massacre or Haymarket riot) was the aftermath of a bombing that took place at a labor demonstration on Tuesday, May 4, 1886, at Haymarket Square in Chicago.

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Henry Demarest Lloyd

Henry Demarest Lloyd (May 1, 1847 – September 28, 1903) was a 19th-century American progressive political activist and pioneer muckraking journalist.

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Interscope Communications

Interscope Communications (also known as Interscope Pictures) was a motion picture production company founded in 1982 by Ted Field.

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Interscope Records

Interscope Records is an American major record label.

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Investment banking

An investment bank is typically a private company that provides various finance-related and other services to individuals, corporations, and governments such as raising financial capital by underwriting or acting as the client's agent in the issuance of securities.

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Ironton, Ohio

Ironton is a city in and the county seat of Lawrence County, Ohio, United States.

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Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island is located off the coast of the U.S. state of Georgia, in Glynn County.

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Jekyll Island Club

The Jekyll Island Club was a private club on Jekyll Island, on Georgia's Atlantic coast.

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John D. Rockefeller

John Davison Rockefeller Sr. (July 8, 1839 – May 23, 1937) was an American oil industry business magnate, industrialist, and philanthropist.

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John V. Farwell

John Villiers Farwell Sr. (July 29, 1825 – August 20, 1908) was an American merchant and philanthropist from New York City.

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John V. Farwell & Co.

John V. Farwell & Co. was a department store in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

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John Wiley & Sons

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., also referred to as Wiley, is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing.

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Levi Leiter

Levi Ziegler Leiter (November 2, 1834 – June 9, 1904) was a Chicago businessman.

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Lyman J. Gage

Lyman Judson Gage (June 28, 1836 – January 26, 1927) was an American financier and Presidential Cabinet officer.

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Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.

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Marshall Field III

Marshall Field III (September 28, 1893 – November 8, 1956) was an American investment banker, publisher, racehorse owner/breeder, philanthropist, grandson of businessman Marshall Field, heir to the Marshall Field department store fortune, and a leading financial supporter and founding board member of Saul Alinsky's community organizing network Industrial Areas Foundation.

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Marshall Field IV

Marshall Field IV (June 15, 1916September 18, 1965) was the owner of the Chicago Sun-Times from 1956 to 1965.

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Marshall Field's

Marshall Field's (officially Marshall Field & Company) was a department store in Chicago, Illinois, that grew to become a chain before being acquired by Federated Department Stores in 2005.

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Marshall Field's Wholesale Store

Marshall Field's Wholesale Store, Chicago, Illinois, sometimes referred to as the Marshall Field's Warehouse Store, was a landmark seven-story building designed by Henry Hobson Richardson.

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Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Merchandise Mart

The Merchandise Mart (or the Merch Mart, or the Mart) is a commercial building located in the downtown Chicago, Illinois.

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Mises Institute

The Mises Institute, short name for Ludwig von Mises Institute for Austrian Economics, is a tax-exempt educative organization located in Auburn, Alabama, United States.

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New Year's Day

New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.

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New York (state)

New York is a state in the northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Northwestern University

Northwestern University (NU) is a private research university based in Evanston, Illinois, United States, with other campuses located in Chicago and Doha, Qatar, and academic programs and facilities in Miami, Florida, Washington, D.C., and San Francisco, California.

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Orison Swett Marden


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Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.

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Panic of 1873

The Panic of 1873 was a financial crisis that triggered a depression in Europe and North America that lasted from 1873 until 1879, and even longer in some countries (France and Britain).

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The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.

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Peter Beatty

Peter Randolph Louis Beatty (2 April 1910 – 26 October 1949) was an English racehorse owner and breeder, businessman and member of the aristocracy.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Pittsfield is the largest city and the county seat of Berkshire County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.

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Potter Palmer

Potter Palmer (May 20, 1826 – May 4, 1902) was an American businessman who was responsible for much of the development of State Street in Chicago.

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The Puritans were English Reformed Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries who sought to "purify" the Church of England from its "Catholic" practices, maintaining that the Church of England was only partially reformed.

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Rand McNally

Rand McNally is an American technology and publishing company that provides mapping, software and hardware for the consumer electronics, commercial transportation and education markets.

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Robert Todd Lincoln

Robert Todd Lincoln (August 1, 1843 – July 26, 1926) was an American politician, lawyer, and businessman.

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Ronald Tree

Arthur Ronald Lambert Field Tree (26 September 1897 – 14 July 1976) was a British Conservative Party politician, journalist and investor who served as the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Harborough constituency in Leicestershire from 1933 to 1945.

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Rowman & Littlefield

Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group is an independent publishing house founded in 1949.

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Saul Alinsky

Saul David Alinsky (January 30, 1909 – June 12, 1972) was an American community organizer and writer.

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Ted Field

Frederick Woodruff "Ted" Field (born June 1, 1953) is an American media mogul, entrepreneur and film producer.

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The customer is always right

"The customer is always right" is a motto or slogan which exhorts service staff to give a high priority to customer satisfaction.

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Trade union

A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.

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University of Chicago

The University of Chicago (UChicago, U of C, or Chicago) is a private, non-profit research university in Chicago, Illinois.

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Will and testament

A will or testament is a legal document by which a person, the testator, expresses their wishes as to how their property is to be distributed at death, and names one or more persons, the executor, to manage the estate until its final distribution.

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