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Fender Stratocaster

When you hear “rock and roll” coupled with “guitar” you often will picture a Fender Stratocaster (or “Strat”) in your mind.  After all, Leo Fender’s invention has been used by so many of music’s greats that it’s hard to keep track of all of them! Leo Fender first broke into the […]

Samsonite luggage

The Samsonite Corp., which produces Samsonite luggage, began in Colorado in March of 1910 as the Shwayder Trunk Manufacturing Company. Owner and operator Jesse Shwayder began the company with $3500 of his own money. The first year of business took most of his $3500 in seed money. He borrowed money […]