Contains a collection of automobile and petroleum industry advertisements, ca. 1920-1949 that include sheet music and other material from radio programs sponsored by gasoline, oil or automobile companies. Also includes photographs of the radio personalities appearing on the covers.
Includes materials that span the entire history of the growth of the radio industry. While most of the materials document technical aspects of radio, Series 109 and 134 contain considerable information on broadcasting history.
A wide-ranging collection of over 1,000 celebrity advertising endorsements culled from high-end magazines. Includes radio personalities such as Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Fred Allen, Jack Webb, Bob Hope and others as well as advertisements that involve radios or radio stations. See online finding aid for list of personalities and products.
Contains records, 1936-1942, including scripts and related promotional literature for The World Is Yours and a file of collected information on other contemporary educational radio programs. Check repository for additional information.
Science Service was a news service designed to popularize science and disseminate scientific knowledge. The collection includes materials about the CBS program, Advances in Science, 1935-1939. Check repository for partial contents.
Includes biographical material, letters, subject files, transcript of an interview of Muray's appearance on the Fleischmann's Yeast Hour, 1929, notes, writings, art works, photographs and other printed material.
Includes scripts for radio announcements and advertisements, 1930-1985. Also includes sheet music for the radio jingles, "I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream," "Oh My, Eskimo Pie," and "New Eskimo Pie on a Stick" and a photograph of Don Ameche.
Contains correspondence, scrapbooks, financial papers and other papers, including a script for Art in a Democracy, a symposium presented by the Federal Theatre Project in New York City, and three 7" untranscribed tapes of an interview of Bry and Philip Evergood for an Art in a Democracy broadcast on WQXR, New York City, April 29, 1938.
Contains sound recordings, original music manuscripts and published sheet music, handwritten notes, correspondence, business records, photographs, scrapbooks, newsclippings, concert programs, posters, pamphlets, books and other ephemera. See online finding aid for list of radio broadcast material.
Eighteen transcripts of the weekly program The Artist Reviews Art featuring Fernando Puma and Helen Waren, including scripts #15-23, October 1, 1943-February 18, 1944, broadcast on WEVD and WABF, New York City.
Contains documents chronicling the station's business and regulatory history, including correspondence with fans, business records, publicity materials, advertising, certificates and awards, sales reports, photographs, printed material, posters and tape recordings. WANN, MD was one of the first radio stations with a black-oriented format.
Nineteen original audio tapes produced for the CBS public affairs program Adventures in Science hosted by Watson Davis, director of Science Service and editor of "Science News Letter." On the program, Davis interviewed guests ranging from psychologists to an engineer from an air conditioner manufacturing company.
Commercially available recordings of Freberg's radio series The Best of the Stan Freberg Shows, 1958, his satire, Stan Freberg Presents the United States of America, 1961, and the New Stan Freberg Show, 1991.
Records of a major 1982 exhibition mounted by the National Museum of American History recounting Roosevelt's relationship with the American people through mass media, particularly radio broadcasting. Includes exhibition scripts documenting the early political years of Roosevelt and his presidency, especially emphasizing his skillful use of radio and the fireside chats during the 1930s and 1940s.
Sound recordings of Outdoors With Ed Dodd, weekly 15-minute programs that focused on conservation and human interaction with the natural world and included camping tips. The tone of the program is informal, usually consisting of a brief conversation between the show's host, Peter Roberts, and Ed Dodd, the creator of the Mark Trail comic strip. Occasionally there are identified guests. Also includes video taped interview with Dodd and a copy of a television program.
Bound volumes containing approximately 2,000 scripts and related correspondence for radio and television programs for which Ace wrote. Most of the radio scripts are for Easy Aces, 1928-1945. Also includes radio scripts for the Danny Kaye Show. As of 2005, an additional unprocessed collection of glass recordings is being transferred to the MBRS Division.
Contains 300,000 16" and 12" transcription discs, 1942-1998 with a variety of programming. A partial inventory of pre-1959 16" discs is available. The 12" discs are cataloged in the LC online catalog where they are searchable by program title, genre, and in many cases performer name and song title.
Correspondence, radio, television and film scripts, writings, speeches, research material, notes, clippings, printed material, photographs and other papers concerning Agronsky's career as a radio and television journalist.
Contains correspondence, literary manuscripts, articles, addresses, radio scripts, clippings, scrapbooks and other papers consisting primarily of manuscripts for Terhune's short stories and articles which relate chiefly to dogs.
Correspondence, articles, biographies, date books, diaries, radio scripts, histories and speeches documenting Allen's career as editor of "Harper's Magazine," director of the Foreign Policy Association, author of many popular works on American social history and an overseer of Harvard University.
Includes family papers and productions and projects file documenting Cronyn and Tandy's stage, screen and television performances together and separately and Cronyn's directorial and theatrical production activities. Does not contain any radio material.
Daily schedules that give the radio and television programming between 5:00pm-12:00am for the MBS, ABC, CBS, and NBC networks. Gives ratings for each program and sponsors when applicable. Includes weekly daytime programming schedules beginning in May, 1950. Includes both network and local programs. These schedules were used by NBC sales staff for the purpose of selling NBC network airtime to advertisers and sponsors. Beginning in December, 1952 the back pages of the schedules feature interesting tidbits of information on NBC programs to entice potential sponsors. Some schedules have handwritten corrections.
Contains approximately 15,000 discs including news, documentaries, musical variety, dramas, comedies, soap operas, quiz shows and information. Collection also includes print materials, including scripts and papers relating to writer and producer Phillips H. Lord's programs, Gang Busters, 1937-1953, Counterspy and Policewoman, 1946-1947, and scripts for many of the radio adaptations of books by Kathleen Norris. The audio portion of the collection is searchable by program title in a published finding aid available in the Recorded Sound Reference Center.