Join Emily, Meredith, & Frank as they explore how companies and industries adapt and pivot to survive changing times — including the bail industry and bounty hunters (and other disappearing industries), how the Pentagon was the largest filing cabinet in the world, and the twisty history of Zildjian — one of the oldest companies in the world.
Links & Additional Resources:
(scroll down to watch video of Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa, and Sammy Davis Jr’s drum battle)
Pentagon Facts & History via History.com
1950s Photographs of Washington DC — This site is maintained by a man who purchased a box of negatives that turned out to be the work of popular DC photographer Edward Andrus. It’s a really fascinating window into life in DC in the 1950s, including office life.