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"World War II" - 16 Total Result(s)
The Homefront: HP Promotes War Bonds
Hewlett-Packard was a regular booster of war bonds. Company publications exhorted employees to maintain high participation levels, and Dave and Lucile Packard hosted raffles at war bond rallies to hel ...
The Redwood Building at HP
Hewlett-Packard’s wartime expansion necessitated that the company construct their first company-owned building, at 395 Page Mill Road, in 1942. It was nicknamed “the Redwood Building,” and constituted ...
The Wartime Partnership
Bill Hewlett served in the United States Army during World War II, serving most of his stint in Washington, D.C. and rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel. Dave Packard ran the young company while ...
Well Equipped: HP WW2 Tech
World War II had brought Hewlett-Packard into its first involvement in radar and microwave technologies. After the war, and continuing for more than two decades, Hewlett-Packard would be an industry l ...
Willard Jones: Diversity Pioneer at HP
Willard Jones was Hewlett-Packard Company’s earliest-known African American employee, having joined the company by December 1943. Jones’ position with the company isn’t clear, but he clearly fit right ...
Women on the Production Line
Hewlett-Packard began employing women in its production lines in the 1940s. It would continue to do so from that point forward as a part of the company’s foundational commitment to providing equal opp ...