J. Walter Thompson Company. Albert B. Stridsberg Papers, and undated 1955-2001
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Advertising campaigns that supported the war effort were designed by the War Advertising Council and approved by appropriate U.S. government agencies during World War II. Actual advertisements were in turn sponsored by various businesses that would often add their company name to the ads. After the end of World War II, The War Advertising Council continued to produce public service campaigns. The name changed to the Advertising Council, more popularly known as the Ad Council. From th...
When Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903, Alexander Y. Malcolmson was elected the Company's first treasurer, but his assistant James Couzens actually managed financial functions. People holding the position of Ford Motor Company treasurer from 1903 to 1955 included Alexander Y. Malcolmson, 1903-1906; James J. Couzens, 1906-1915; Frank L. Klingensmith, 1915-1921; Edsel B Ford, 1921-1943; B. J. Craig, 1943-1946; and L. E. Briggs, 1946-1955. In 1903, the business office was in a small building o...
Ralph Nader (b. Feb. 27, 1934, Winsted, CT) graduated from Princeton University (1955) and received an LL.B. from Harvard Law School (1958). After law school he served in the U.S. Army as a cook. Starting in 1959, Nader began practicing as a lawyer in Hartford, CT, while lecturing at the University of Hartford. He was also a writer for the Christian Science Monitor and The Nation. In 1964, he relocated to Washington, DC to serve as a consultant to Assistant Secretary of Labor Daniel Patrick M...
The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) is a national radio advertising trade organization whose history dates back to 1950. Originally known as the Broadcast Advertisers Bureau, the name was changed in 1955 to emphasize the organization's focus on radio (as opposed to television). The RAB's main function is to promote the medium of radio as an effective tool for national and local advertisers. To showcase radio's potential, the RAB began collecting examples of ads from all over the country. Many of ...
Advertising agency. From the description of Radio programs, 1953-1961 and n.d. [sound recording]. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 37954564 After graduating from Mount Holyoke College, Lois Gaeta worked at the J. Walter Thompson Company advertising agency as a script writer for television and radio commercials during the years 1955 through 1961. Later in her career, Gaeta worked in video and in continuing education programs in the medical profession. ...
Sociologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Felix Lazarsfeld: oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309744683 From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Felix Lazarsfeld : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736408 ...