Two Chinese men use the abacus to calculate for their business. "The abacus was one of the earliest…
Used in businesses and bookkeeping, the adding machine was a device used for calculations. "One of the…
A man giving another man business advice and tips.
The first steamship to be used successfully in a commercial business.
An illustration of goods being unloaded from a transport ship at the Savannah docks.
An illustration of a factory set near a river with a train track on a bridge.
An illustration of a young girl selling flowers.
An illustration of a man hauling cotton.
An illustration of a small inn.
"There's an end to my troubles," said William Seward Burroughs as he threw into the street the first…
"The Boyer Machine Shop, St. Louis, where one of the first successful adding and listing machines was…
An illustration of a man sitting at a desk reading papers.
An illustration of a market place in Bombay, India.
The market place at Ripon.
An illustration of a fowl market located on a river in Cairo, Illinois.
"Sectional view of a telephone building. A typical American central office building, showing the efficient…
An accountant's sheet of payroll with employee names, hours per day, and pay rate. "Wages are usually…
A swinging sign of the 18th century placed on buildings of business, especially taverns.
An illustration of a store.
Storefronts lining a town street.
An illustration of a old fashioned tavern.
A conveyance that transports people or objects.
"The wind has blown the gate quite open wide; / To shut it, no one will step aside: / 'I have no business…
This illustration shows buyers wheat buyers waiting to get their hands on some product.