Introduction

 

Part I

1830-1872

Tischler Karpen”

Part II

1872-1880 (July)

“From the Old World to Chicago”

1880-1884

“The Founding of S. Karpen & Bros.”

1885-1889

“Moving Up”

1890-1894

“Making a Name”

1889-1891

“Baseball’s Lore”

1895-1898

“The Big Time”

Part III

1899

“The Great Expansion”

1900-1905

“Entering the National Stage”

1905-1910

“Success on the Nation Stage”

Part IV

1910-1920

“A Plastic Called Redmanol”

1920-1930

“The Roaring 20s”

PART V

1930-1940

“The New Reality”

1940-1952

“The Sale of S. Karpen & Bros.”