720 XTF Search Results (subject=Gorʹkovskiĭ avtomobilʹnyĭ zavod.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default)ʹkovskiĭ%20avtomobilʹnyĭ%20zavod.;subject-join%3Dexact;smode%3Dsimple;brand%3Ddefault Results for your query: subject=Gorʹkovskiĭ avtomobilʹnyĭ zavod.;subject-join=exact;smode=simple;brand=default Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:00:00 GMT Austin Company Records and Audiovisual Materials, Series II. Austin Company The Austin Company, a carpentry and contracting business, was founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1878 by Samuel Austin. Austin became known for his quality work, and by 1904 incorporated his business as the Samuel Austin & Son Company. Wilbert J. Austin, Samuel's son, devised "The Austin Method," a unique bundling of engineering, construction, and design services intended to streamline the building process, as well as a model for a "controlled conditions" plant, a major improvement over the hot, stifling factory environment of the day. The Austin Company grew rapidly during World War I and was able to stay solvent following the stock market crash of 1929, mostly due to the firm's major contract to build the Gorky Automobile Plant in Gorky, Russia. Business saw another increase during World War II and again during the post-war years as the company branched out beyond industrial construction to build department stores and retail shopping centers, including the Severance Center in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. Overseas o... Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:00:00 GMT