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 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 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.
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.