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The Seattle-based Starbucks coffee shop first opened in 1971.

Profile America : Getting In The Coffee Habit

Sunday, April 2 — Sometimes, tastes seem to go in great cycles. For example, in 19th century America, local coffeehouses, which roasted their own beans, ruled. Then, in 1900, Hills Brothers started packing roasted, ground coffee in vacuum tins. In the […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Business, Profile America

Profile America: Special Delivery

United Parcel Service began in 1907 as the American Messenger Company, founded by 19-year old Jim Casey in Seattle, Washington.

Profile America: First Local Unemployment Assistance

Profile America: First Local Unemployment Assistance

UNEMPLOYMENT HELP FROM CITY HALL Profile America —  A severe economic panic, striking in 1893, led the city of Seattle to create the nation’s first municipal unemployment assistance office on this date in 1894. State and federal unemployment assistance wasn’t […]