Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co.

Rodeheaver Hall-Mack Co. Homer A. Rodeheaver* formed the Rodeheaver-Ackley Co. in 1910, partnering with B.D. Ackley* to produce songbooks for tabernacle revival meetings. Rodeheaver had just joined the Billy Sunday revival team as songleader; Ackley played piano and served as Sunday’s secretary. Early projects used the printing services of Edwin O. Excell* and rented offices from him in Chicago’s Lakeside Building. Though Rodeheaver and Ackley worked together for the rest of their lives, their business partnership was short-lived. In 1911 Rodeheaver bought Ackley’s share and reorganized as the Rodeheaver Co., forming a new partnership with his older brothers, Yumbert P. Rodeheaver and...

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