Guide to the Emmett McBain Afro-American Advertising Poster Collection
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Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0192
Creators:
McBain, Emmett
Dates:
1971 - 1976
Languages:
English
Collection is in English.
Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection contains examples of advertisements done by McBain for McDonald, Malboro, and a Chicago Arts Festival entitled "Black Folk Us." The nine posters in the collection date from 1971 to 1976.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Emmett McBain has been an art supervisor for the J.W. Thompson advertising agency in Detroit, a creative consultant for Soft Sheen Products, and co-founder of Burrell McBain Advertising in Chicago.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by C. A. Orr, June 19, 1989
Author
Craig A. Orr
Sponsor
Processing and encoding funded by a grant from the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Mr. Emmett McBain in 1985.

Using the Collection
Preferred Citation
Emmett McBain Afro-American Advertising Poster Collection, 1973-1976, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Marlboro (cigarette brand) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Advertisements -- 1950-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chicago (Ill.) -- Art festivals -- 1970-1980 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Posters -- 1960-1980 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African Americans -- 1970-1980 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art festivals -- 1970-1980 -- Illinois -- Chicago Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black Folk Us (Chicago arts festival) Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cigarettes -- advertising -- 1970-1980 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McDonald's Corporation. Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burrell McBain Advertising (Chicago, Ill.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives