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The Biography of Joseph Gerber

18 Jan 2016, Posted by Alyse the Eclectic in Current Events
Joseph gerber

Published by Yale University Press and currently distributed by several shops including amazon.com (find it here), this biography is a well deserved tribute to a man who changed the sign industry as well as many others. Below is the amazon.com book summary.

“The extraordinary life and career of the iconic twentieth-century inventor, technologist, and business magnate H. Joseph Gerber is described in a fascinating biography written by his son, David, based on unique access to unpublished sources. A Holocaust survivor whose early experiences shaped his ethos of invention, Gerber pioneered important developments in engineering, electronics, printing, apparel, aerospace, and numerous other areas, playing an essential role in the transformation of American industry. Gerber’s story is remarkable and inspiring, and his method, redolent of Edison’s and Sperry’s, holds a key to a restored national economy and American creative vitality in the twenty-first century.”