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The Vanderbilts and the Story of Their Fortune

The Vanderbilts and the story of their fortune William A. Croffut (The Leisure class in America) Arno Press, 1975...LCSH : Vanderbiltfamily LCSH : Vanderbilt, Cornelius, 1794-1877 親書誌ID BA00514635 書き出し RefWorksに書き出...

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The Glitter and the Gold

Consuelo Vanderbilt was young, beautiful and the heir to a vast familyfortune. She was also deeply in love with an American suitor when her mother chose instead for her to fulfil her social ambitions and marry an English Duke. Leavin...

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William Henry Vanderbilt III

Born in New York City, he was the son of Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and Ellen French. Vanderbilt's father was a great-grandson of Cornelius Vanderbilt, who founded the familyfortune in railroads and shipping. William Vanderbilt's paren...

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Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt II

"Commodore" Cornelius Vanderbilt started the familyfortune in shipping and railroads as the founder of the New York Central Railroad and builder of Gra...

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George Washington Vanderbilt II

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. George Washington Vande...

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Profiles Gloria Vanderbilt, heiress to the Vanderbiltfamilyfortune. Newspaper coverage in the 1930s of the custody battle between her mother and aunt; Her relation to Cornelius Vanderbilt, who built his fortune in railroads and ship...

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Chapter 7 of the book "Great Fortunes from Railroads," by Gustavus Myers is presented. It examines the wealth of the Vanderbiltfamily after the death of capitalist William H. Vanderbilt in the U.S. Moreover, it discusses the strikes ...

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An Expensive Imitation: How the VanderbiltFamily Became the House of Vanderbilt

of the generations’ material items and social practices comes together to develop the conclusion that the Vanderbilt’s efforts to imitate the lifestyle of European aristocrats led to the demise of the familyfortune within three ...

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William Henry Vanderbilt

Knowledge to William Henry Vanderbilt and useful things ...... He inherited nearly $169 million from his father, railroad mogul and family patriarch Cornelius Vanderbilt (1794–1877). The fortune was increased to $231.6 million when h...

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Vanderbilt Boat Exhibit Opens

His great-grandfather, Cornelius Vanderbilt, began building the familyfortune at age 16 by ferrying freight and passengers and built an empire in shipping before turning to railroads.Bleyer, Bill...

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