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General History Related Sites
Museums and Libraries
RCA (Radio Corporation of America) Categorized paragraphs describe the evolution of the radio/television/electronics industry.
Knoll International A brief history of Knoll furniture that includes a link to an extensive photo bank of their product images.
Ford Motor Company An extensive site paying tribute to Ford's heritage in design and manufacturing.
Chrysler Motor CompanyThe story of the Chrysler company and its automobiles.
General Motors A very detailed history of GM complete by timeline with video clips from highlights over the years.
Sunbeam The history of Sunbeam and the design of their appliances.
IBM A wonderfully in-depth history of Big Blue with an interactive timeline.
Olivetti Follow the path of design through Olivetti's office products.
General Design Sites