March 29, 2021
James Henry continued to work with the military and eventually moved his family to Jacksonville, Florida. The reason why the story of James Henry is notable comes with a repetitive circumstance that faced this country for 2 generations in a row, and it is perfectly encapsulated in the story of Eugene O’Reilly and his father.
March 14, 2021
The 1870s brought the Hecht Brothers into another business venture when they joined their successful shoe manufacturing business with Thomas Buckingham to create “Buckingham and Hecht.” By the 1890s, Hecht Bros. & Co. had become a bond and investment securities firm, while shoe manufacturing carried on under Buckingham & Hecht.
- February 22, 2021