Bulletin Volume 1-56

Bulletin Volume 1-56

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...per cent. In the trade group, chain store corporations accounted for 2.9 per cent. Other industries contributed as follows for 1929: banks and trust companies, 10.7 per cent; insurance companies, 1.5 per cent; finance corporations other than insurance and banking, 5.0 per cent; steam railroads, three-tenths of 1 per cent; water and other transportation, 1.4 per cent; public utilities other than transportation corporations (electric light, power and traction, gas and water, telephone and telegraph companies), 6.1 per cent; service corporations, 2.6 per cent; construction corporations, 1.9 per cent; mining and quarrying corporations, 1.0 per cent. Agriculture, in which the corporate form is assuming increasing importance, accounted for A-AGRICULTURE, MINING AND QUARRYING, CONSTRUCTION, RAILROADS AND OTHER TRANSPORTATION, AMUSEMENTS AND OTHER SERVICE, AND INSURANCE B-TINANCE OTHER THAN INSURANCE AND BANKS AND TRUST COMPANIES C-PUBLIC UTILITIES OTHER THAN TRANSPORTATION Between 1920 and 1929 the total amount contributed by corporations to community chests covered by this study increased from $2,535,819 to $12,964,769. This growth reflects chiefly the steady spread of the community chest movement throughout the United States. Of the 129 community chests submitting data for 1929, only 14 were in operation in 1920, and 13 of these furnished data for that year. In order to get a continuous picture for the years 1920 to 1929, inclusive, attention is directed to these 13 community chests. In 1929 they raised a little more than one-fifth of all the money raised by the 129 chests in that vear. In 1920 corporation contributions amounted to $2,535,819. They declined in 1921 and 1922, climbed continuously however in each year thereafter, reaching a total of...show more

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  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 458g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236564316
  • 9781236564313