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Apr 20, 2018

In this episode, Jason Hewitt shares the 1885 origin of the oldest operational soft drink brand from its humble beginnings in a small town corner drug store.  The beverage brand with a somewhat curious start now enjoys a unique status as one that is bottled and distributed by regional facilities of otherwise competing...

Apr 6, 2018

Jason Hewitt explores the late 19th and 20th century history of an enduring brand of motorized bicycles that continues today. He tells of how the company formed in 1903 by best friends Bill and Arthur, later joined by Arthur's older brothers, and how it began in a modest wooden shed in Arthur's family's back yard.