The Resource Unprecedented power : Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the common good, Steven Fenberg, (electronic resource)

Unprecedented power : Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the common good, Steven Fenberg, (electronic resource)

Label
Unprecedented power : Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the common good
Title
Unprecedented power
Title remainder
Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the common good
Statement of responsibility
Steven Fenberg
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As President Obama began to unveil sweeping government programs to restore the crippled economy, the public and media drew numerous comparisons with the actions of Franklin Roosevelt, who faced the grim prospects of the Great Depression almost eighty years earlier. Steven Fenberg tells the story of Jesse Holman Jones, the Houston businessman who went to Washington as an appointed official and provided the pragmatic leadership that salvaged capitalism during the Great Depression and militarized industry in time to fight and win World War II.Jones-an entrepreneur with an eigh
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fenberg, Steven
Dewey number
973.917092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
E748.J764
LC item number
F46 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jones, Jesse H.
  • Houston Endowment Inc.
  • Reconstruction Finance Corporation
  • Capitalists and financiers
  • Philanthropists
  • Houston (Tex.)
Label
Unprecedented power : Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the common good, Steven Fenberg, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction : the most powerful person in the nation -- Houston: 1850-1898 : we had a good table ; 1898-1914 : the town pump -- The national stage: 1914-1918 : give until it hurts ; 1919-1924 : the family won't discuss it ; 1924-1928 : draped and drowned in decorations -- The Great Depression -- 1928-1932 : Never rope a steer going downhill ; 1933 : at the end of our string ; 1934 : go directly to the RFC ; 1935 : friendly, industrious, intelligent dollars ; 1936 : no actual ultimate cost ; 1937 : we are not going haywire ; 1938 : spenders and lenders -- World War II: 1939 : an avalanche of orders ; 1940 : just another loan ; 1941 : you'd better see Jesse ; 1942 : a material more precious than gold ; 1943 : ask God to stop him from lying ; 1944 : jump when the gong sounds ; 1945 : a very difficult letter to write -- Home: 1946-1956 : it has grown out of bounds
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (629 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603445719
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000039763
  • (EBL)1100932
  • (OCoLC)747411369
  • (SSID)ssj0000542275
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11330263
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000542275
  • (PQKBWorkID)10523996
  • (PQKB)10379838
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1100932
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse14827
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000039763
Label
Unprecedented power : Jesse Jones, Capitalism, and the common good, Steven Fenberg, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Introduction : the most powerful person in the nation -- Houston: 1850-1898 : we had a good table ; 1898-1914 : the town pump -- The national stage: 1914-1918 : give until it hurts ; 1919-1924 : the family won't discuss it ; 1924-1928 : draped and drowned in decorations -- The Great Depression -- 1928-1932 : Never rope a steer going downhill ; 1933 : at the end of our string ; 1934 : go directly to the RFC ; 1935 : friendly, industrious, intelligent dollars ; 1936 : no actual ultimate cost ; 1937 : we are not going haywire ; 1938 : spenders and lenders -- World War II: 1939 : an avalanche of orders ; 1940 : just another loan ; 1941 : you'd better see Jesse ; 1942 : a material more precious than gold ; 1943 : ask God to stop him from lying ; 1944 : jump when the gong sounds ; 1945 : a very difficult letter to write -- Home: 1946-1956 : it has grown out of bounds
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (629 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781603445719
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000039763
  • (EBL)1100932
  • (OCoLC)747411369
  • (SSID)ssj0000542275
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11330263
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000542275
  • (PQKBWorkID)10523996
  • (PQKB)10379838
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1100932
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse14827
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000039763

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