Brown was a trailblazer for the sexual revolution, proclaiming that single women need not be ashamed of their sexuality but instead should relish and embrace it. Professionally she changed the nature of female orientated magazine publishing. She was a figure shrouded in controversy whose life is a testament to some of the most pivotal themes of the 20th century. A leader of style and fashion – and a thought leader on the role of the modern woman.
The story begins in 1903, when school friends Arthur Davidson and William S. Harley built their first commercial bike. They sold three in 1903/1904 - even before they were built, thanks to advertising and positive editorial articles. Walter C. Davidson Sr. and William A. Davidson joined the two friends and on September 17, 1907 the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was born.
Her life was one of hardship, and adversity, yet her strength of spirit and enduring belief in what is right led her to place herself at risk for the sake of others. She is a true inspiration towards universal human rights.
One of the great innovators of the automotive industry and father of the assembly line, Henry Ford was born to a prosperous family on July 30th, 1863. From an early age he displayed a keen interest in mechanics and in 1879 a sixteen year old Henry went to work as an apprentice machinist in Detroit. By 1893 he was promoted to Chief Engineer at the Edison Illuminating Company, giving him the time and money to focus on his personal experiments on gasoline engines. The culmination of these experiments resulted in the Quadricycle.