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Harper Week advertisement about time

Harper Week Advertisements

Harper's Weekly was the leading illustrated American periodical during the 1857-1872 period.  Its circulation exceeded 100,000 on a regular basis and reached 300,000 at times during the Civil War and its 1871 campaign to defeat Boss William M. Tweed in New York City.

 

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Picture of Dr Pemberton founder of Coca Cola

Dr. Pemberton founder of Coca Cola

It was a prohibition law, enacted in Atlanta in 1886, that persuaded physician and chemist Dr. John Stith Pemberton to rename and rewrite the formula for his popular nerve tonic, stimulant and headache remedy, "Pemberton's French Wine Coca," sold at that time by most, if not all, of the city's druggists

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Collection credit: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division

Collage of Coca Cola advertisements

Coca Cola Home Page Image captions

A number of coca cola movie images of ads.

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Collection credit: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.

Emergence of Advertising in America ad from the 1920

Emergence of Advertising in America

presents over 9,000 images relating to the early history of advertising in the United States. The materials, drawn from the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University, include cookbooks, photographs of billboards, print advertisements, trade cards, calendars, almanacs, and leaflets for a multitude of products.

 

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Advertising Ephemera Collection - Database #A0160
Emergence of Advertising On-Line Project
John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History
Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/eaa/

emergence of advertising logos from 1850 The Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850 - 1920 (EAA)

presents over 9,000 images, with data base information, relating to the early history of advertising in the United States.

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The images and texts on this web site have been made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. For these purposes you may reproduce (print, make photocopies, or download) materials from this web site without prior permission, on the condition that you provide proper attribution of the source in all copies

Protrait of Asa Candler

Portrait of Asa Candler

Asa Candler

who, according to King, had worked for Pemberton as early as 1872, wound up, after a series of transactions, controlling the company within a short time of Pemberton's death. By 1891 he owned all of the Coca-Cola business.

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Collection credit: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division

handing a bottle of Coca Cola from hand to hand

History of Coca Cola televisions ads

The first television ad created for The Coca-Cola Company was produced in conjunction with a television special featuring Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy on Thanksgiving Day, 1950. The sponsorship of this program and its advertising were both by the D'Arcy Agency of St. Louis.

 

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Collection credit: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division

Modern coca cola ad with variety of coca cola symbos

Themes of Coca Cola ads from 1986-1999

The coca cola ad from 1993

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Collection credit: Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division

Calvin Coolidge in Prosperity and thrift

The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economics 1921-1929

The Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850 - 1920 (EAA) presents over 9,000 images, with database information, relating to the early history of advertising in the United States. The materials, drawn from the Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library at Duke University, provide a significant and informative perspective on the early evolution of this most ubiquitous feature of modern American business and culture

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The Library of Congress is providing access to the materials in Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy 1922 - 1929, strictly for noncommercial educational and research purposes.

Introduction; types of advertising; the role of advertising agency; the methods of advertising; impact of advertising; methods, and regulations Credit Line
"Advertising," Microsoft® Encarta® Online Encyclopedia 2005
http://encarta.msn.com © 1997-2005 Microsoft Corporation.