A Cultural History of Advertising
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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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Salesnoise: a timeline of music and advertising from 1880

Salesnoise: a timeline of music and advertising from 1880 | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

Timeline by Carrie McLaren and Rick Prelinger

1880—1920

Entertainment and salesmanship collide: department stores hire circus clowns and acrobats; movie theaters project slides advertising local businesses; vaudeville theater curtains carry painted ads; utility companies sponsor cooking demonstrations with a cast of orchestra, singers and skit players; trolley companies invest in and promote amusement parks; companies sponsor sporting events, barn dances and college proms. Later, Esso Gasoline sponsors Guy Lombardo’s orchestra, with a gas sales receipt required for admission.

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Internet Memes Timeline

Internet Memes Timeline | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
An interactive view of the all the memes that swept across the internet and burrowed in our zeitgeist.
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Great-Ads: A Visual History of Advertising

Great-Ads: A Visual History of Advertising | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
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Ad Age Advertising Century: Main

As the 20th century was coming to a close, Advertising Age in 1999 launched a major project to chronicle the history of the era's advertising industry.

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