MANUFACTURING: Where the Velvet Begins

Two decades ago Moline Plow Co. had two notable officers. One of them (president) was Farm Economist George Nelson Peek, who in early New Deal days became AAAdministrator, the other was Hugh Samuel Johnson (vice president), who became New Deal's NRAdministrator. Since 1929 Moline Plow Co. has been part of Minneapolis-Moline Power Implement Co. —which has a notable president.

He is husky, smiling Warren Courtland Mac Farlane. In 1933, when Messrs. Peek and Johnson were sowing the seeds of the New Deal, the accident of Depression put Minneapolis-Moline $1,541,000 in the red and...

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