Centennial

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: WWII Veteran-Tom Schmid

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: WWII Veteran-Tom Schmid

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we explore Crescent Electric as a family business and the Tom Schmid era. From the time Titus’ sons became involved in the business, to Tom’s promotion to President of the company in 1966; this article details the growing business that is still held by the family today. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Schmid Brothers Working at Crescent: The Jim Schmid Years (1974-2001)

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Schmid Brothers Working at Crescent: The Jim Schmid Years (1974-2001)

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we explore Crescent Electric as a family business and the Tom Schmid era. From the time Titus’ sons became involved in the business, to Tom’s promotion to President of the company in 1966; this article details the growing business that is still held by the family today. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The Early Years of Crescent as a Family Business

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The Early Years of Crescent as a Family Business

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we explore Crescent Electric as a family business and the Tom Schmid era. From the time Titus’ sons became involved in the business, to Tom’s promotion to President of the company in 1966; this article details the growing business that is still held by the family today. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Notes and Correspondence from our Founder, Titus B. Schmid

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Notes and Correspondence from our Founder, Titus B. Schmid

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we learn that Titus was a prolific writer, sending frequent letters to family members regarding the business. This article details the challenges of business ownership in Titus’s own handwriting. Join us as we explore the notes and correspondence written by Titus from 1966 through 1982.

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Crescent Grows Through the Years

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Crescent Grows Through the Years

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we look at the passion Titus had for growing the business. This article captures the first 50 years of Company history as told by Titus in his book, along with news clippings, and stories shared by his children. Join us as we explore the opportunities and challenges in the first 50 years of Crescent Electric Supply Company.

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Titus B. Schmid, Crescent Founder: Entrepreneur

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: Titus B. Schmid, Crescent Founder: Entrepreneur

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we explore the young entrepreneurial spirit of Crescent Electric Founder, Titus B. Schmid. From real estate investments in Canada, to farms in Minnesota and Iowa, Titus garnered a wealth of experience that finally led him to electrical sales and distribution. Join us as we take another stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The Schmid Brewery

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The Schmid Brewery

In this countdown to our 100th Anniversary, we look at the first Schmid family buisness in Dubuque - the Schmid Brewery. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The History Behind Crescent Electric

Countdown to our 100th Anniversary: The History Behind Crescent Electric

Over the next year, we're celebrating the countdown to our 100th Anniversary by sharing our stories from our past. The history of our founder, Titus B. Schmid, and all those that impacted him, play a vital role in the creation of Crescent Electric Supply Company. Join us as we take a stroll down memory lane in preparation for our Centennial celebration in April, 2019!