Random Reminiscences of Men and Events
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Random Reminiscences of Men and Events
By John D. (John Davison) Rockefeller
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Table of Contents
  • Random Reminiscences
  • of Men and Events
    • BY
  • JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER
      • New York
      • Doubleday, Page & Company
      • 1909
    • New York
    • Doubleday, Page & Company
    • 1909
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I
    • Some Old Friends
  • CHAPTER II
    • The Difficult Art of Getting
  • CHAPTER III
    • The Standard Oil Company
    • THE AMERICAN BUSINESS MAN
  • CHAPTER IV
    • Some Experiences in the Oil Business
    • FOREIGN MARKETS
    • THE START OF THE STANDARD OIL COMPANY
    • THE INSURANCE PLANS
    • WHY THE STANDARD PAYS LARGE DIVIDENDS
    • A NORMAL GROWTH
    • THE MANAGEMENT OF CAPITAL
    • CHARACTER THE ESSENTIAL THING
    • THE BACKUS PURCHASE
    • THE QUESTION OF REBATES
    • PIPE-LINES VS. RAILROADS
  • CHAPTER V
    • Other Business Experiences and Business Principles
    • NURSING THE COMMERCIALLY ILL
    • THE ORE MINES
    • BUILDING THE SHIPS
    • EMPLOYING A COMPETITOR
    • A LANDSMAN FOR SHIP MANAGER
    • SELLING TO THE STEEL COMPANY
    • FOLLOW THE LAWS OF TRADE
    • PANIC EXPERIENCES
  • CHAPTER VI
    • The Difficult Art of Giving
    • LIMITATIONS OF THE RICH
    • THE BEST PHILANTHROPY
    • DISINTERESTED SERVICE THE ROAD TO SUCCESS
    • THE GENEROSITY OF SERVICE
    • SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
    • THE FUNDAMENTAL THING IN ALL HELP
    • SOME UNDERLYING PRINCIPLES
  • CHAPTER VII
    • The Benevolent Trust—the Value of the Coöperative Principle in Giving
    • ROMAN CATHOLIC CHARITIES
    • THE APPEALS THAT COME
    • INSTITUTIONS AS THEY RELATE TO EACH OTHER
    • THE CLAIM OF HIGHER EDUCATION
    • DR. WILLIAM R. HARPER
    • THE REASON FOR CONDITIONAL GIFTS
    • THE BENEVOLENT TRUSTS
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