Frederick Douglas Patterson (born 1871-1932) was an American entrepreneur,
the first black American to manufacture cars, ... No Patterson-Greenfield autos are
known to exist, but some of his father'...
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 13, 2012 ... Pioneering African American Auto Dealer Dead at 96 ... Ivan Vassall Sr., 96, who
operated the first black-owned auto dealership in Philadelphia ...
Jul 8, 1991 ... Ivan Vassall Sr., 96, pioneer black auto dealer. November 11, 2012 ... s 245
African American dealers have gone under. That failure rate is six ...
Jun 13, 2010 ... An African-American who owned a BMW represented a significant financial ...
Minority Automobile Dealers, BMW agreed to attract black ownership of ..... how
baseball pioneer Hank Aaron became the first African American to ...
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
Feb 16, 2016 ... Life: Pioneer of O.C.'s African American history to speak at Heritage ... Harriet
Tyler, a longtime African American resident of Santa Ana, will be .... Cars; Jobs;
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While America's economic turmoil has impacted the entire nation, Black
businesses seem to be some of the most severely affected. Today, in the U.S.,
there are ...
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 ...