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Hometown Radio 08/15/22 4p: Guest host Gary J. Freiberg talks with Stephen Fried - Author - Railroad history and Fred Harvey

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Hometown Radio 08/15/22 4p: Guest host Gary J. Freiberg talks with Stephen Fried - Author - Railroad history and Fred Harvey

42mins

16 Aug 2022

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David Oliver, Robert Johnson, & Fred Harvey — Importance of Representation & Windy City Invite Vision

Beer Mile Podcast

We sit down with coaches David Oliver (Howard), Robert Johnson (Oregon), and Fred Harvey (Arizona) ahead of the Badgers Windy City Invite in Chicago to discuss the vision for the meet and the importance of representation in the sport of track & field. Presented by Beer Mile Media and Heartbreak Hill Running Company. Watch Cooper and Cole go after the Indoor Mile American Record live on YouTube: https://youtu.be/TAUJom0a88E Watch all our Windy City Invite meet coverage: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLn_q_hQuO7gBFu8_WfHY4CwDf7t5Xfs4a Help us grow the show: Sauce us a 5-star rating on Apple Podcasts and Spotify Join our Patreon for exclusive, uncut and uncensored content + big giveaways: https://www.patreon.com/beermile Subscribe to Beer Mile Media on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/beermilemedia Use code CROBERTSON20 for 20% Off at Athletic Brewing Beer: https://athletic-brewing-co.sjv.io/gbGWzA Social Follow Beer Mile Media on Instagram Follow Beer Mile Media on Facebook Follow Beer Mile Media on Twitter Follow Beer Mile Media on TikTok Join the Beer Mile Strava Club Follow Chris on Strava Follow Chris on Instagram Follow Adam on Strava Follow Adam on Instagram--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beer-mile-media/support

14mins

11 Feb 2022

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This Week in Business History for September 20th: The Stories of 3 Unsung Heroes: Olive Ann Beech, Fred Harvey & Bayard Rustin

This Week in Business History

In this episode of This Week in Business History, host Scott W. Luton shares background on three unsung heroes in business history: Olive Ann Beech, Fred Harvey & Bayard Rustin. Learn more about Olive Ann's contributions to the aviation industry; Fred's impact on the North American restaurant industry; and Bayard's impact on society in general, especially the civil rights movement.Additional Links & Resources:Learn more about This Week in Business History: https://supplychainnow.com/program/business-history/Subscribe to This Week in Business History and other Supply Chain Now programs: https://supplychainnow.com/subscribeThis episode was hosted by Scott Luton. For additional information, please visit our dedicated show page at: https://supplychainnow.com/unsung-heroes-bh-66

26mins

20 Sep 2021

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Travels with Fred Harvey

Route 66 Road Trips with Roger Naylor

Known as the “Civilizer of the West,” Fred Harvey developed the concept of fast food, created the first chain restaurant, and revolutionized American travel. And he did it 50 years before Route 66 even existed. Roger talks to his guest Kathy Weir, who shares a wealth of information about the Harvey Company, architect Mary Colter, and those fabulous Harvey Girls. It’s a journey that stretches along the Santa Fe Railway to Grand Canyon and back to the Mother Road. Tune in for this delicious chapter of travel history.

39mins

6 Jul 2021

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784: Appetite for America: 2of2: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time Kindle Edition. by Stephen Fried (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

The John Batchelor Show

Photo: No known restrictions on publication. 1940.Railroad station, Jefferson City, Missouri http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAppetite for America: 2of2:  Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time Kindle Edition. by Stephen Fried  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Appetite-America-Business-Civilizing-West-One-ebook/dp/B0036S4A7M/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Harvey+Girls+Fried&qid=1606612913&s=digital-text&sr=1-1The legendary life and entrepreneurial vision of Fred Harvey helped shape American culture and history for three generations—from the 1880s all the way through World War II—and still influence our lives today in surprising and fascinating ways. Now award-winning journalist Stephen Fried re-creates the life of this unlikely American hero, the founding father of the nation’s service industry, whose remarkable family business civilized the West and introduced America to Americans.Appetite for America is the incredible real-life story of Fred Harvey—told in depth for the first time ever—as well as the story of this country’s expansion into the Wild West of Bat Masterson and Billy the Kid, of the great days of the railroad, of a time when a deal could still be made with a handshake and the United States was still uniting. As a young immigrant, Fred Harvey worked his way up from dishwasher to household name: He was Ray Kroc before McDonald’s, J. Willard Marriott before Marriott Hotels, Howard Schultz before Starbucks. His eating houses and hotels along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad (including historic lodges still in use at the Grand Canyon) were patronized by princes, presidents, and countless ordinary travelers looking for the best cup of coffee in the country. Harvey’s staff of carefully screened single young women—the celebrated Harvey Girls—were the country’s first female workforce and became genuine Americana, even inspiring an MGM musical starring Judy Garland.With the verve and passion of Fred Harvey himself, Stephen Fried tells the story of how this visionary built his business from a single lunch counter into a family empire whose marketing and innovations we still encounter in myriad ways. Inspiring, instructive, and hugely entertaining, Appetite for America is historical biography that is as richly rewarding as a slice of fresh apple pie—and every bit as satisfying.

9mins

29 Nov 2020

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784: Appetite for America: 1of2: Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time Kindle Edition. by Stephen Fried (Author) Format: Kindle Edition

The John Batchelor Show

Photo: No known restrictions on publication.1940 Railroad station. Carson City, Nevada http://JohnBatchelorShow.com/contacthttp://JohnBatchelorShow.com/schedulesParler & Twitter: @BatchelorShowAppetite for America: 1of2:  Fred Harvey and the Business of Civilizing the Wild West--One Meal at a Time Kindle Edition. by Stephen Fried  (Author)  Format: Kindle Edition https://www.amazon.com/Appetite-America-Business-Civilizing-West-One-ebook/dp/B0036S4A7M/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Harvey+Girls+Fried&qid=1606612913&s=digital-text&sr=1-1The legendary life and entrepreneurial vision of Fred Harvey helped shape American culture and history for three generations—from the 1880s all the way through World War II—and still influence our lives today in surprising and fascinating ways. Now award-winning journalist Stephen Fried re-creates the life of this unlikely American hero, the founding father of the nation’s service industry, whose remarkable family business civilized the West and introduced America to Americans.Appetite for America is the incredible real-life story of Fred Harvey—told in depth for the first time ever—as well as the story of this country’s expansion into the Wild West of Bat Masterson and Billy the Kid, of the great days of the railroad, of a time when a deal could still be made with a handshake and the United States was still uniting. As a young immigrant, Fred Harvey worked his way up from dishwasher to household name: He was Ray Kroc before McDonald’s, J. Willard Marriott before Marriott Hotels, Howard Schultz before Starbucks. His eating houses and hotels along the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad (including historic lodges still in use at the Grand Canyon) were patronized by princes, presidents, and countless ordinary travelers looking for the best cup of coffee in the country. Harvey’s staff of carefully screened single young women—the celebrated Harvey Girls—were the country’s first female workforce and became genuine Americana, even inspiring an MGM musical starring Judy Garland.With the verve and passion of Fred Harvey himself, Stephen Fried tells the story of how this visionary built his business from a single lunch counter into a family empire whose marketing and innovations we still encounter in myriad ways. Inspiring, instructive, and hugely entertaining, Appetite for America is historical biography that is as richly rewarding as a slice of fresh apple pie—and every bit as satisfying.

12mins

29 Nov 2020

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Thiele Fred Harvey, USMC, WWII, Iwo Jima

Veterans Chronicles

Thiele Fred Harvey describes his service in the Pacific theater in World War II, including the brutal battle of Iwo Jima. Harvey shares the story of how his mother made major sacrifices to get him a weapon when the Marine Corps could not provide one. He also describes coming shore at Iwo Jima, engaging in combat with the Japanese, and the wounds that ended his World War II service.

26mins

2 Sep 2020

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Walk Among Heroes Podcast: Episode 1B - Fred Harvey (U.S. Marine Corps, Iwo Jima)

Walk Among Heroes

Walk Among Heroes is honored to welcome Fred Harvey, Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, as our guest for episode one.  Growing up in West Texas, Mr. Harvey volunteered to join the Marine Corps at age seventeen.  Following Basic Training, Mr. Harvey attended Paratrooper school and was assigned to the First ‘Paramarine’ Battalion, a special Marine paratrooper outfit.  Mr. Harvey soon deployed to the Pacific where he experienced combat during the Marine’s island-hopping campaign.  Eventually, he returned to the United States for a short time, as the Marine Corps de-commissioned the ‘Paramarines’ and re-assigned Mr. Harvey to the 5th Marine Division, preparing for the invasion of Iwo Jima.  Mr. Harvey participated in the invasion, eventually suffering serious injuries to his entire lower-body on day nine.  Mr. Harvey’s injuries resulted in a discharge from the Marine Corps, but as Mr. Harvey says, ‘One a Marine, always a Marine.’  Mr. Harvey was awarded the Silver Star for his heroic actions on Iwo Jima.  Episode 1B focuses on the invasion of Iwo Jima, Mr. Harvey's injuries, Cobber's injuries, recovery, and life after the Marine Corps.  The episode concludes with Mr. Harvey's life lessons-learned.03:30 - Invasion of Iwo Jima17:00 - Actions Resulting in Silver Star32:00 - Mr. Harvey Wounded In-Action41:00 - Evacuation and Treatment of Wounds52:30 - Cobber Wounded01:00:00 - Recovery & Finally Going Home01:15:00 - Lessons-learnedIf you're interested in purchasing a copy of Mr. Harvey's book, email walkamongheroes@gmail.com, and we will provide instructions.To follow Walk Among Heroes:www.walkamongheroes.orgFacebook:  www.facebook.com/walkamongheroesInstagram:  @walkamongheroesYoutube:  Walk Among HeroesWish for Our Heroes:  www.wishforourheroes.orgA special 'thank you' to sound engineer Shreyas Ganesh.  Thank you for all of your help, Shreyas!

1hr 25mins

2 Jun 2020

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Walk Among Heroes Podcast: Episode 1A - Fred Harvey (U.S. Marine Corps, Iwo Jima)

Walk Among Heroes

Walk Among Heroes is honored to welcome Fred Harvey, Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, as our guest for episode 1.  Growing up in West Texas, Mr. Harvey volunteered to join the Marine Corps at age seventeen.  Following Basic Training, Mr. Harvey attended Paratrooper school and was assigned to the First ‘Paramarine’ Battalion, a special Marine paratrooper outfit.  Mr. Harvey soon deployed to the Pacific where he experienced combat during the Marine’s island-hopping campaign.  Eventually, he returned to the United States for a short time, as the Marine Corps de-commissioned the ‘Paramarines’ and re-assigned Mr. Harvey to the 5th Marine Division, preparing for the invasion of Iwo Jima.  Mr. Harvey participated in the invasion, eventually suffering serious injuries to his entire lower-body on Day nine.  Mr. Harvey’s injuries resulted in a discharge from the Marine Corps, but as Mr. Harvey says, ‘One a Marine, always a Marine.’  Mr. Harvey was awarded the Silver Star for his heroic actions on Iwo Jima.  Episode 1A focuses on Mr. Harvey’s childhood, growing up during the Great Depression, joining the Marine Corps, and initial deployment to the Pacific.  09:00 - Childhood/Growing-up During the Great Depression32:00 - Joining the Marine Corps43:00 - Marine Corps50:00 - Deploying for First Time1:10:00 - Returning to the U.S., Assignment to 5th Marine DivisionIf you're interested in purchasing a copy of Mr. Harvey's book, email us at walkamongheroes@gmail.com.To follow Walk Among Heroes:www.walkamongheroes.orgFacebook:  www.facebook.com/walkamongheroesInstagram:  @walkamongheroesYoutube:  Walk Among HeroesWish for Our Heroes:  www.wishforourheroes.orgA special 'thank you' to sound engineer Shreyas Ganesh.  Thank you for all of your help, Shreyas!

1hr 22mins

2 Jun 2020

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26. Allan Affeldt - La Posada & La Castaneda Historic Fred Harvey Route 66 Hotels

Route 66 Podcast

Arizona based entrepreneur Allan Affeldt has successfully proven more than once that he can purchase old, abandoned railroad buildings along Route 66 that has had the Fred Harvey footprint and converted them into historically beautiful hotels in the southwest. Join Route 66 host Anthony Arno, as he talks with Allan Affeldt, who has dedicated his life to restoring Route 66 buildings successfully proven to grow the local economy beyond what anyone had ever imagined.  Allan begins talking about various social causes he promoted as a college student that gained international attention to stumbling upon a dilapidated 1929 hotel in Arizona that was once a Fred Harvey station. In addition, Allan also talks about his restoration of historic hotels in Las Vegas, NM, including his latest project restoring the 1898 Fred Harvey hotel, La Castanada.  

1hr

28 May 2019

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