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Creators:
Caples, John, 1900-1990 (advertising executive)
Caples, Dorothy
Dates:
circa 1900-1987
Size:
24 Cubic feet (64 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0393
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series Three, Speeches and Lectures, contains Caples' speeches to advertising industry associations and other business organizations, as well as a series of lectures prepared for a college course on advertising techniques that Caples taught at Columbia University Graduate School of Business during the 1953-54 academic year.. Series Four, Client Fi...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Shawata, Frank
Dates:
undated
Size:
209 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2651
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Thirteen stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabic text collected by Truman Michelson. Six of the texts are by Frank Shawata, the younger brother of Alfred Kiyana. The translated titles of Shawata's texts are "Rabbit," "Beaver," "Fox," "Those who had power," "Wildcat," and "Mouse." The remaining seven texts are by an unidentified writer. The t...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Kiyana, Alfred, 1877-1918
Leaf, Bill
Lincoln, Harry
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Dates:
undated
Size:
199 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2501
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Stories handwritten in Meskwaki (Fox) syllabary by Alfred Kiyana, Bill Leaf, and two unidentified writers, with English translations from Harry Lincoln in Truman Michelson's hand. These were collected by Michelson in Tama, Iowa. One text, titled "The buffalo who lived with an Indian woman," is by Alfred Kiyana. Bill Leaf authored "Two men, one beca...

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Creators:
Haag, Mack
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Dates:
Summer, 1932
Size:
2 Items (writing tablets 107 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3335
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Volume 1: "The Rolling Head," "The Spider and His Songs," "The Bungling Host," "The Deer Hunter," "The Spider and the Floating Honey," "The Spider and Two Cocklebur Maidens," "The Fisherman," "The Spider and Wild Turnip," "Twin Eyes"; Volume 2: "Stubby Woman, "The Squaw Captive."

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Creators:
Blocki, Jim
Cook, Fielder
Durante, Al
Green, Chester
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Dates:
1947-1992
Size:
4.3 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0464
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Oral history interviews with fourteen former Kraft and J. Walter Thompson executives chart the evolution of Kraft's approach to television, from its pioneering efforts in the medium's infancy to the search to maintain identity in an increasingly competitive and fragmented media landscape. Casting, directing, and production of the live dramas and the commercials are discussed at length. Kraft's philosophy of advertising, its relationship with J. Walter Thompson advertising agency and NBC, and consumer outreach are also featured.

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Creators:
Center for Advertising History, Archives Center
Nike, Inc.
Ellsworth, Scott, Dr.
Dates:
1958 - 1992
Size:
12 Cubic feet (25 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0448
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Nike Advertising Oral History and Documentation Collection is the result of a two-year study of advertising of Nike athletic shoes. The effort was supported in part by a grant from Nike, Inc. Thirty-one oral history interviews were conducted with advertising, marketing and product development executives at Asics, Nike, John Brown & Co., Chiat/Day/Mojo and Wieden & Kennedy. A variety of related materials were gathered by the Center for Advertising History staff. The objective of the project was to create a collection that documents, in print and electronic media, the history and development of the company and its advertising campaigns.

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Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Lame Bull (Cheyenne)
Slow Bull (Cheyenne)
Haag, Mack
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Dates:
1931-1932
Size:
96 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3220
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Southern Cheyenne personal narratives and stories in English collected by Truman Michelson in Oklahoma. The stories were handwritten by Mack Haag and another person. Contents include: "Medicine Woman. 55 years old. Cheyenne" (written by Mack Haag.), 37 pages; "The Unknow[n] Greyhound" (writer unidentified.), 7 pages; "Plum Man" (writer unidentified...

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Creators:
Henry, Thomas R. (Thomas Robert), 1893-
Dates:
1933-1967
Size:
5.51 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box) (7 12x17 boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7347
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Freberg, Stan, 1926-
Dates:
1958-1991
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0444
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Stan Freberg (1926-2015) was a writer, performer, and satirist who pioneered the use of comedy in radio and television commercials during advertising's creative revolution in the 1960s. The collection includes examples of his work including his radio and television shows as well as some of his best known television commercials.

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Creators:
Kazanjian, Dodie, 1952-
Dates:
1949-2017
bulk 1980-2017
Size:
14.1 Linear feet
0.546 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.kazadodi2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of writer and art critic Dodie Kazanjian measure 14.1 linear feet and 0.546 GB, and date from 1949-2017, bulk 1980-2017. The collection is comprised of writings, interviews, and research material related to Kazanjian's career as an art writer for Vogue and House and Garden magazines. Included are manuscripts, correspondence, notes, printed material, photographs of artwork, and interviews with various artists and art world figures. The interviews were conducted by Kazanjian as part of her research process and were recorded on over 230 sound cassettes found in the collection. Many of the interviews are also transcribed. A small amount of born-digital material includes images of artworks and artists and audio recordings of interviews.

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