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Summary:

Presents images and information for advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines from 1911 to 1955. Focuses on five main subject areas: radio, television, transportation, beauty & hygiene, and World War II.

About this resource:

The Ad*Access Project, funded by the Duke Endowment "Library 2000" Fund, presents images and information for advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines. The collection focuses on five main subject areas: radio, television, transportation, beauty & hygiene, and World War II. Provides a view of major campaigns and companies through images preserved in the J. Walter Thompson Company Competitive Advertisements Collection of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising, and Marketing History at the Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library.The ad coverage spans from 1911 through 1955.

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