King Den's sandal label. Image via the British Museum

Episode 1: Hidden in Plain Sight


Join Emily, Meredith, and Frank as they discuss the USS Plunger submarine, the Venetian Arsenal, logos, sandal labels in Ancient Egypt, and why learning the hidden history of business can help businesses today.




Links and Additional Information:

Images and information about the Plunger SS-2 (the 02 Submarine) via Navsource

The Venetian Arsenal: From Craft Production to Industrial Production

The Emergence of the Escort Carriers by Scot MacDonald via the Naval History and Heritage Command

These are the 10 Oldest Logos in the World via Time

How 16 of the Oldest Companies on Earth Have Been Making Money for Centuries via Business Insider

King Den’s sandal label information via The British Museum

A History of the World in 100 Objects by Neil MacGregor (discusses King Den’s sandal. This is *such* a fun book!)
ISBN-10: 0670022705
ISBN-13: 978-0670022700

History in the Making: An Absorbing Look at How American History Has Changed in the Telling over the Last 200 Years by Kyle Ward

ISBN-10: 1595582150
ISBN-13: 978-1595582157

1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann

ISBN-10: 1400032059
ISBN-13: 978-1400032051

Watch Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s TED Talk | The Danger of a Single Story: