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The Resource I love to make the dirt fly : a biography of Carl G. Fisher, 1874-1939, [by Carl H. Hungness]

I love to make the dirt fly : a biography of Carl G. Fisher, 1874-1939, [by Carl H. Hungness]

Label
I love to make the dirt fly : a biography of Carl G. Fisher, 1874-1939
Title
I love to make the dirt fly
Title remainder
a biography of Carl G. Fisher, 1874-1939
Statement of responsibility
[by Carl H. Hungness]
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Grammar school educated Carl Fisher becomes Indianapolis' largest bicycle, then automobile dealer. Progenitor of the Prest-O-Lite firm that produced acetylene powered automotive headlights. The firm was later sold to Union Carbide for nine million dollars. Fisher and three partners created the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Indianapolis 500 which became the world's richest auto race and largest single day sporting event. Father of the nation's first transcontinental road, the Lincoln Highway. A monument proclaims 'He Created A Great City From A Jungle' when he invented Miami Beach, Florida and later tried to duplicate the accomplishment in Montauk, Long Island New York. Serial entrepreneur who invested in everything from solar powered refrigerators to sand impregnated tires. Died nearly broke. Over 250 colorized photos beautifully printed on high quality paper. Class A Library binding." -- Amazon.com
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
HUW
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL140.F57
LC item number
H86 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Label
I love to make the dirt fly : a biography of Carl G. Fisher, 1874-1939, [by Carl H. Hungness]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Some illustrations on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20436817
Dimensions
22 x 29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 191 pages
Isbn
9780915088867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn921886516
Label
I love to make the dirt fly : a biography of Carl G. Fisher, 1874-1939, [by Carl H. Hungness]
Publication
Copyright
Note
Some illustrations on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20436817
Dimensions
22 x 29 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 191 pages
Isbn
9780915088867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn921886516

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