Talk:Henry Parsons Crowell
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I attempted to reorder and rewrite this article a bit to make it more encyclopedic. It was very opinionated, not neutral, and definitely biased towards religious factors. I am not an expert on the matter, so if anyone is a subject matter expert who can add more detail, that would be great. TimonyCrickets (talk) 04:10, 4 August 2014 (UTC)
It's a good start, but I agree- it's not NPOV. It's clear that religion and evangelism were a big part of his life, but this seems over-represented here. I'd like to know exactly why his marketing was revolutionary (perhaps contrasted with other practices at the time). But, the real reason I read this article was to see if I could find out why he named the company "Quaker oats" -- my interest is even more piqued now that I know he was a Christian :-) Morcheeba (talk) 05:04, 13 October 2008 (UTC)
To Mryan: Yes, I was wondering, too. Also the sentence "At the end of the 19th century, steam engines, telegraph and telephone systems, electricity and typewriters were part of the explosion of technology in America." at the beginning semms to be totally out of context. --18.104.22.168 (talk) 23:03, 12 May 2009 (UTC)
Copyvio and sourcing to an open Wiki
I've removed material that was word-for-word copyvio, sourced to an open wiki. Please do not re-insert this material without both re-sourcing and re-writing, per WP:COPYVIO and WP:SPS. __ E L A Q U E A T E 16:01, 29 November 2014 (UTC)
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|Although Mr. Cromwell's philanthropic efforts and Christian lifestyle are well noted within the review...it was under his leadership that use of the "Aunt Jemima" marketing plan was initiated...what were his specific views and discussions surrounding implementation of this trademarked image...especially in view of the names (Jemima) biblical etimologically "rich and positive" origin --Contributions/22.214.171.124 (talk) 17:44, 15 June 2009 (UTC)P Doster|
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