- McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill; Hartzold, Susan; Matejka, Michael, 1953-
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library
The Automatic Vacuum Cleaner Company's failure in the early 1910s was a result of competition from nationally marketed brands. Many small local companies were put out of business when mass automation in national factories was able to produce goods at lower costs. How we learn about communities. 16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems.
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