Hace 6 días · Carnegie started work as a telegrapher, and by the 1860s had investments in railroads, railroad sleeping cars, bridges, and oil derricks. He accumulated further wealth as a bond salesman, raising money for American enterprise in Europe.
19 de mar. de 2023 · One of the era's most generous philanthropists, Carnegie's Gospel of Wealth held that the rich had a duty to contribute to the welfare of society; he accordingly set up a trust fund that led to the creation of over 3,000 libraries and other institutions.
12 de mar. de 2023 · On March 12, 1901, Andrew Carnegie, one of the world’s foremost industrialists, offered the city of New York $5.2 million for the construction of sixty-five branch libraries. The Scottish immigrant’s fortune eventually would establish many more libraries and charitable foundations.
1 de mar. de 2023 · Carnegie had founded Carnegie Steel Company, centred in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Gary had founded Federal Steel Company, centred in Chicago. In 1900 Schwab became president of the Carnegie company, and he eventually approached Gary with the idea of a giant consolidation.
9 de mar. de 2023 · Andrew Carnegie is one of the most successful business tycoons of the 1800s, and one of the most notable philanthropists of all time. He was the founder and owner of the Carnegie Steel Company, which helped him become one of the richest men in the world during the 19th century.
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14 de mar. de 2023 · As young Andrew Carnegie’s folly, he envisioned and financed the entire project. Completed in 1874, it was one of the earliest long bridges built across the Mississippi and the world’s first all-steel bridge construction. It was built high enough so steamboats could pass underneath it.