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The Resource A life in the balance : the memoirs of Stanley J. Winkelman, Stanley J. Winkelman ; with a foreword by Philip P. Mason

A life in the balance : the memoirs of Stanley J. Winkelman, Stanley J. Winkelman ; with a foreword by Philip P. Mason

Label
A life in the balance : the memoirs of Stanley J. Winkelman
Title
A life in the balance
Title remainder
the memoirs of Stanley J. Winkelman
Statement of responsibility
Stanley J. Winkelman ; with a foreword by Philip P. Mason
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A Life in the Balance begins with the story of a young boy's small-town life in a close-knit family and his adjustments to city life in Detroit at the start of the Great Depression. The book provides a detailed insider's account of the founding and development of Winkelman's Stores, Inc., and the changing face of retail apparel merchandising during the twentieth century."
  • "From boyhood to college to World War II and beyond, Stanley Winkelman developed a sense of fairness in human rights issues that propelled him to actively participate in the search for solutions to urban social problems. His involvement in such organizations as the Jewish Community Council, the Beth El Social Action Committee, and the City of Detroit Community Relations Commission led him to become a key player in New Detroit, the first urban coalition in America, established after the 1967 riot."
  • "Throughout his life, Stanley Winkelman, along with his wife, Peggy, developed an appreciation for art, architecture, and music, and carried that interest into community service for Detroit, working to create the Parsons Street Oasis and becoming members of such organizations as the Save Orchestra Hall Committee."--Jacket
Member of
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HD9940.U6
LC item number
W6 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Great Lakes books
Label
A life in the balance : the memoirs of Stanley J. Winkelman, Stanley J. Winkelman ; with a foreword by Philip P. Mason
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early Years and Family Life: A Boy Grows -- Getting Around -- Conveniences and Communication -- Medical Miracles and Quality of Life -- Early Schooling and a Move -- Gladstone Summers -- Middle School Years -- High School and Summer Work -- Science and War: A Young Man's Journey -- Long-term Romance -- Pearl Harbor -- Summer of '42 -- Life and Work in Pasadena -- The Rat House in Berkeley -- The Florida Jungle -- USC and Los Angeles -- Anchors Aweigh -- The Tour of the Pacific -- Reunion and First Meeting -- Reflections on the War -- A Merchant's Life: The Story of Winkelman's -- A Retail Apprenticeship -- Winkelman's Past -- Advertising and Window Display -- Tour of the Store -- Into Merchandise Management -- Expansion and Competition -- Credit Pioneers -- Challenge from the Teamsters -- More Growth -- Changes, Career Moves -- The Death of L.W. -- Merchandise Presentation -- The Board and the Takeover -- Flair for Travel: In Touch with Fashion around the World -- The European Scene -- A New Fashion Approach -- The Impact of Imports -- New Dimensions of Travel -- Fashion Developments Then and Now -- Generating Excitement -- The Discount Effect -- Zsa-Zsa, Twiggy, and Yoko -- On to the Orient -- The Middle East -- Market Changes and More Travels -- Exploring China -- Golden Anniversary -- Commitment to Community: Social, Religious, and Political Action -- Study and Involvement -- Religious Perspectives -- Social Action -- The Political Realm -- Culture's Call: Books, the Arts, and Other Treasures -- Bibliophiles -- Religious Conflicts -- Royal Patronage -- Fine Art and Fashion -- Joys of Collecting -- Musical Notes -- Chaotic Times -- The Forces of Change: Looking Ahead -- Nukes -- Weapons -- Space -- Electronics -- Business Effects -- Retirement Views -- A Photojournalist -- Postretirement -- Facing the Future
Control code
44634237
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780814329429
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00010468
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
A life in the balance : the memoirs of Stanley J. Winkelman, Stanley J. Winkelman ; with a foreword by Philip P. Mason
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Early Years and Family Life: A Boy Grows -- Getting Around -- Conveniences and Communication -- Medical Miracles and Quality of Life -- Early Schooling and a Move -- Gladstone Summers -- Middle School Years -- High School and Summer Work -- Science and War: A Young Man's Journey -- Long-term Romance -- Pearl Harbor -- Summer of '42 -- Life and Work in Pasadena -- The Rat House in Berkeley -- The Florida Jungle -- USC and Los Angeles -- Anchors Aweigh -- The Tour of the Pacific -- Reunion and First Meeting -- Reflections on the War -- A Merchant's Life: The Story of Winkelman's -- A Retail Apprenticeship -- Winkelman's Past -- Advertising and Window Display -- Tour of the Store -- Into Merchandise Management -- Expansion and Competition -- Credit Pioneers -- Challenge from the Teamsters -- More Growth -- Changes, Career Moves -- The Death of L.W. -- Merchandise Presentation -- The Board and the Takeover -- Flair for Travel: In Touch with Fashion around the World -- The European Scene -- A New Fashion Approach -- The Impact of Imports -- New Dimensions of Travel -- Fashion Developments Then and Now -- Generating Excitement -- The Discount Effect -- Zsa-Zsa, Twiggy, and Yoko -- On to the Orient -- The Middle East -- Market Changes and More Travels -- Exploring China -- Golden Anniversary -- Commitment to Community: Social, Religious, and Political Action -- Study and Involvement -- Religious Perspectives -- Social Action -- The Political Realm -- Culture's Call: Books, the Arts, and Other Treasures -- Bibliophiles -- Religious Conflicts -- Royal Patronage -- Fine Art and Fashion -- Joys of Collecting -- Musical Notes -- Chaotic Times -- The Forces of Change: Looking Ahead -- Nukes -- Weapons -- Space -- Electronics -- Business Effects -- Retirement Views -- A Photojournalist -- Postretirement -- Facing the Future
Control code
44634237
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9780814329429
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
00010468
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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