Known for, Ist African American Army Lt., 1st black auto dealer, built the first
shopping mall. Homer B. Roberts (1885–1952) A graduate of Kansas State
Agricultural College and veteran of ... ...
The history of African-American men and women who elected to pursue a
business career as franchised new car dealers within the automotive industry. ...
This website is dedicated exclusively to African-American pioneers: the men and
The Pioneers. The Men. Homer B. Roberts Dan Gaines Ed Davis Robert H.
Nelson, Jr. Robert Neal C. G. Hairston Al Johnson ...
Nov 11, 2012 ... Ivan Vassall Sr., 96, pioneer black auto dealer ... Along with other African
American leaders, Mr. Vassall was invited to meet with President ...
Dec 27, 1987 ... By becoming the nation`s first black auto dealer-and its only one for the ... Their
percentage of Big Three dealerships selling American cars is somewhat better,
but still small. ... Rufus Dukes, Pioneer Black Automobile Dealer
Mar 8, 2015 ... Smith – car dealer and life-long resident of Greenfield – has spent years
compiling .... Who was the first African-American car manufacturer? ... Ohio, in a
place of honor in the Pioneer Auto Museum at Murdo, South Dakota.
Aug 4, 2015 ... Former Detroit Lion Mel Farr built automotive dealership empire before ... Farr as
the largest African American-owned company in the country.
Oct 15, 2007 ... The Hip-Hop Pioneer. Grandmaster Flash ... Richard D. Gidron Is Dead at 68;
Ran an Empire of Car Dealerships ... He thus became New York's first African-
American Cadillac dealer and the second in the nation. By 1980 ...
Mar 2, 2016 ... Frederick Patterson and his car | photos courtesy HVA Republished with
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Dealers ... Patterson-Greenfield was only African-American produced car .... Not
only was he an automotive pioneer,C.R. fought for his son Frederi...
This is a history of the pioneering African-American men and women who elected
to pursue a business career as franchised new car dealers within the ...