TITLE

Ad Hall of Fame opens with 10 industry giants

PUB. DATE
June 1999
SOURCE
Advertising Age;6/14/1999, Vol. 70 Issue 25, p77
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents the history of advertising Hall of Fame. The first 10 individuals selected for advertising's Hall of Fame were revealed at a dinner in Houston, Texas in June 1949. These individuals were: John Wanamaker, pioneer in the use of newspaper advertising; John Romer, editor and publisher of Printers' Ink; Cyrus Curtis, founder of Curtis Publishing; William Johns, developer of advertising standards; Alfred Erickson, founder of his own agency; Lewis Jones, ad manager for Eastman Kodak; E. T. Meredith, founder of Meredith Publishing; Rollins Ayres, founder of the first California agency; Theodore Macmanus, a copywriter; and Walter Strong, publisher of Chicago Daily News. These people were honored for their special achievement in the upbuilding and advancement of the social and economic values of advertising.
ACCESSION #
1934003

 

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