Ad Council Historical File (Digital Surrogates) | University of Illinois Archives
Digital Surrogates from the Ad Council Historical File includes 45 digitized audio recordings from radio campaigns, and 11 digitized posters, concerning Ad Council campaigns; 34 radio campaigns refer to forest fire prevention and 11 are Peace Corps ads; Posters subjects include safety belt use, forest fire prevention, industrial scrap, and zip code campaign. Digitized posters also include the cover of the Ad Council Bulletin (#32, second quarter, 1963).
Radio campaign pieces include "ABC-Chipmunks", "Andy Griffith", "Lorne Green", "Rod Serling", "James Mason", "Robert Bray", "The crying trees", "Smokey bear -ABC", "Smokey bear -City Folks", "The Deadliest Animal", "Bomb devastation", "Smokey bear -Canned Heat", "Matches", "Symphony", "What a Piece of Work is Man", "Dan", "Smokey bear -Debris", "Smokey bear -Fireline", "Imagine", "Smokey bear- Please", "Translation", "Tree", "Vinnie and Mike", "Forest Fire Prevention Campaign" and "Smokey bear -Without the The". Peace Corps ads are from fall 1968.
These radio campaign pieces are part of a large historical file maintained by the Advertising Council's New York Office that includes samples of campaign material as well as some outside and administrative materials. For more information, please see the finding aid of this collection.
An access copy to digitized audio recordings is available upon request.
Administrative access to preservation, nearline, and access files are available to archives staff at: https://medusa.library.illinois.edu/collections/747
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