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Great companies started during the great depression of 1930…find yours!

Posted on: August 23, 2010

Great companies started in the Great Depression include Acme Boots; Ampco Pittsburgh; Andronico’s; Buehler Food Markets, Inc.; Carvel; First Jersey Credit Union; General Foods; Grumman; Home Federal Banks; Macy’s, Inc.; Masco; Mooney Airplane Company; ServiceMaster; United Technologies; Walter Lantz Productions; AMETEK; Benco Dental; Bendicks; CenturyTel; Dewey’s Bakery; Dodge & Cox; Fisher-Price; Geophysical Services Inc.; Markel; Nat Sherman; Parr Lumber; Publix; Rodale, Inc.; Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide; Texas Instruments; Allstate; Baxter International; Clifton’s Cafeteria; Estes Express Lines; Giant Eagle; John L. Scott; Marsh Supermarkets; Maurices; Mobil; PerkinElmer; Serta; Sleepy’s; Southwest Gas Corporation; Tyson Foods; Zondervan; Advance Auto Parts; Bashas’; Beloit Civic Theatre; Bruno’s; Deb Shops; Doeren Mayhew; Ethan Allen; Goodman & Company; Greene Plastics Corp.; High’s Dairy Store; Kansas City Steak Company; Krystal; Noble Energy; Mrs. Fisher’s, Inc.; Olan Mills; Oriental Trading Company; Pioneer Services; Quil Ceda Leather; Revlon; Rocky Brands, Inc.; Smith’s Food and Drug; Toddle House; Willis & Gieger Outfitters; Yarnell Ice Cream Co.; Zippo; ATW Assembly & Test Worldwide; E & J Gallo Winery; Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Felpausch; Frankoma Pottery; Giant Foods; Global Partners; Global Van Lines; Gorman-Rupp Company; Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority; Haggen Food & Pharmacy; IC Bus; Knight Ridder; Marvel Entertainment; Mayfran International; Navy Federal Credit Union; Peter Pan Bus Lines; Rockwell Collins; Ryder; Trinity Industries; Waldenbooks; Warner Bros. Cartoons; Amana Corporation; Associated Grocers; DC Comics; East Bay Restaurant Supply; Eimac; Ferguson Com pany; Gulf+Western; Meijer; Mutual Broadcasting System; Muzak Holdings; Old Dutch Foods; Parker Drilling Company; RaceTrac; Service Merchandise; Steak ’ n Shake; Towers Perrin; Zabar’s; 20th Century Fox; ADC Telecommunications; Allen Press; Avery Dennison; Beckman Coulter; CUNA Mutual Group; D.A. Davidson & Co.; Friendly’s; General Nutrition Centers; Holiday House; Invesco; Leo Burnett; Lucky Stores; Morgan Stanley; Orange Belt Stages; Owens Corning; Penguin Books; Pentagon Federal Credit Union; Perkins and Will; Republic Pictures; Schneider National; Van Dyne Crotty; American Media; Arizona Federal Credit Union; Big Boy; Brooklyn Bottling Group; Gertrude Hawk Chocolates; Glen Glenn Sound; Gordmans; New Directions Publishing; Skidmore, Owings and Merrill; Smithfield Foods; Stater Bros.; Telex Communications; Trailways Transportation System; Fantasy Publishing Company, Inc.; BHDP Architecture; Brown Derby; Citizens Equity First Credit Union; Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company; Conlin’s Furniture; Dart Container; GEHA; Harrah’s Entertainment; Hensel Phelps Construction; Key Food; Krispy Kreme; Osco Drug; Pepperidge Farm; Polaroid Corporation; Red Lion Hotels Corporation; Ritz-Carlton; Sheraton Hotels and Resorts; Stuckey’s; T. Rowe Price; Ukrop’s Super Market; Academy Sports and Outdoors; Hewlett-Packard; Bridgeport Machines, Inc.; Carlson Companies; Choptank Electric Cooperative; Columbia Sportswear; Cumberland Farms; Dillards; Du-par’s; Edlebrock; Guys Snack Foods; Jersey Shore Steel; Kaplan, Inc.; Longs Drugs; Mac Tools; Molex; Pinnacle Entertainment; REI; Restonic Mattress; Science Research Associates; Tractor Supply Company; United Dairy Farmers; Vivitar; Allen Organ; Blue Shield of California; Choice Hotels; Cly-Del Manufacturing; Dollar General; Ferrellgas; Foster Farms; GMAC; Gerber Legendary Blades; Home of Economy; Jack Morton Worldwide; KFC; Marshall Farms; New Albertsons; Roberts Aircraft; Sara Lee Corporation; Schnucks; Vita Craft Corporation; and Wachusett Potato Chip Company.

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