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3292
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In 1893, Caleb Bradham opened a drugstore in New Bern, where he concocted soft drinks. One was called Brad's Drink, and in 1898 it became Pepsi Cola. Although Bradham made millions, fluctuating sugar prices contributed to his bankruptcy in 1923.
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Journal of the New Bern Historical Society (NoCar F 264 N5 J66), Vol. 4 Issue 1, May 1991, p32-39, por, bibl
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3596
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Created in New Bern by pharmacist Caleb Bradham, Pepsi-Cola is celebrating its 100th anniversary. A number of commemorations are planned, including giving one share of Pepsi stock to the first New Year's baby born in each hospital in the Carolinas.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 56 Issue 2, Feb 1998, p6, il
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3682
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Druggist Caleb Bradham concocted soft drinks at his New Bern store. One was called Brad's Drink, and in 1898, it became Pepsi Cola. Although he made millions, fluctuating sugar prices contributed to his bankruptcy in 1923.
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5225
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Brad's Drink was created by New Bern pharmacist Caleb Bradham in 1896, and in 1898, he renamed it Pepsi Cola. Westbrook discusses the soft drink's history and theories on the origin of its popular name.
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7306
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In 1905, Henry B. and Sadie C. Fowler of Charlotte received a franchise from Caleb Bradham of New Bern to bottle Pepsi Cola. Bradham, a New Bern pharmacist, created the soft drink in 1896 and named it Pepsi Cola in 1898. The Fowler's franchise struggled through the Great Depression and two world wars. When the Fowler's granddaughter Dale Halton became company president in 1981, the company was teetering on bankruptcy. Halton brought the company back and now heads Charlotte's largest woman-owned business. In 2005, the company that produces more than nine million cases and fountain gallons per year marked its hundredth anniversary.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 37 Issue 5, May 2005, p23, il, por Periodical Website
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23754
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Long a part of eastern North Carolina culture, Pepsi was created in 1896 in New Bern by Caleb D. Bradham. Pepsi began to be bottled in Greenville in 1908, the bottling company passing through several hands over the years. The Minges family took over the franchise in 1935, and have made substantial contributions to the area ever since.
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8285
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In 1893, Caleb Bradham opened a drugstore in New Bern, where he concocted soft drinks. One was called Brad's Drink, and in 1898 it became Pepsi Cola. Although Bradham made millions, fluctuating sugar prices contributed to his bankruptcy in 1923.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 46 Issue 1, Fall 2006, p9, il, por
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36989
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A pioneering female photographer, with a body of work including 600,000 photographs, also left behind the clapboard house where her career began. Among the accomplishments her historic house became the site of was designing the first Pepsi-Cola logo for the pharmacist who invented the beverage.
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36221
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Three generations of the Minges family and Pepsi have greatly influenced the development of Greenville in the past century. Expected, then, is how the rising generation can contribute to this city in the family owned corporation, MBG, Inc.
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Greenville Times (NoCar Oversize F264 G72 G77), Vol. Issue , April/May 2015, p42-45