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Advertising -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Donna Lee Kurkul trade card collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 310183630362514]
Identifier: MRBC-MS-00055
Scope and Contents

The collection includes printed trade cards and advertisements for cigarettes (Between the Acts and Bravo cigarettes), food products, clothes, fashion, and sewing. It also contains some Christmas greeting cards, name cards, and "Reward of Merit" cards.

Dates of Materials: approximately 1850-1900

Frances Bemis papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00016
Abstract Public relations specialist, radio producer, and fashion director. The Papers document Bemis's very active professional career, as well as the world of fashion in 1930s-50s New York City, giving a window into the celebrity and consumer culture of this time. Photographs make up a large portion, mainly of Bemis' fashion shows, special events, celebrities, and models. Correspondents include doll-maker Madame Alexander, Svetlana Allilueva (daughter of Josef Stalin), and many of the writers,...
Dates of Materials: 1921-1974

Helen Gurley Brown papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00022
Abstract Helen Gurley Brown was editor of Cosmopolitan magazine, advertising copywriter, journalist, and author. The bulk of the material provides a comprehensive picture of Brown's intertwined personal and professional lives. Materials include speeches and scripts, writings, audiovisual material, and memorabilia, as well as records from Cosmopolitan. A large selection of photographs include images of celebrity friends. There is extensive...
Dates of Materials: 1865 - 2012; Majority of material found within 1961-1990

Marcia Lawrence Planned Parenthood of New York City papers

Identifier: SSC-MS-00779

As Communications Director of Planned Parenthood of New York City from 1969 to 1993, Marcia Lawrence wrote and produced materials on abortion, birth control/family planning and women's right to choose. The records include booklets, ads (mostly NY Times), fundraising and policy papers, and a book manuscript.

Dates of Materials: 1966 - 1998

Marjorie Bache Menden trade card collection

Identifier: MRBC-MS-00026
Scope and Contents The collection includes printed trade cards, advertisements, calling cards, greeting cards and other decorative ephemera. The trade card collection represents an enormous range of advertising and decorative printed ephemera produced in the United States during the last half of the 19th century and the early years of the 20th. There are cards were produced for the manufacturers and retailers of soap, sewing machines, thread, dress patterns, laundry soap and household cleansers and musical...
Dates of Materials: 1847 - 1956