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Charlie Steinmann papers, 1937-1988 and undated 0.4 Linear Feet — 280 Items

Charlie Steinmann was an executive in the outdoor advertising industry, primarily in the Pennsylvania region, working with Superior Sign Systems, Penn-York Advertising and Lamar Outdoor Advertising. He was inducted into the Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA) Hall of Fame in 1995. The Charlie Steinmann Papers span the years 1937-1988 and include printed materials, photographs, videocassettes, correspondence, financial reports and maps. Companies represented in the collection include Bishop-Holder Advertising, Lamar Outdoor Advertising, Penn Adams Advertising and Penn-York Advertising, all of which operated in the central Pennsylvania region. Collection also contains files on the Reserve Officer Association after World War II. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

The Charlie Steinmann Papers span the years 1937-1988 and include printed materials, photographs, videocassettes, correspondence, financial reports and maps. Companies represented in the collection include Bishop-Holder Advertising, Lamar Outdoor Advertising, Penn Adams Advertising and Penn-York Advertising, all of which operated in the central Pennsylvania region. Collection also contains files on the Reserve Officer Association after World War II.

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Outdoor advertising billboard and sign company established approximately 1906 in Scranton, Pa. Smith Company photograph archive consists of approximately 78 photographs of billboards and outdoor signs produced by the company. Most are location shots of roadside signs; a few show angles of approach to the signs. Signs represent primarily local businesses from northern Pennsylvania to Wilmington, N.C. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Smith Company photograph archive consists of approximately 78 photographs of billboards and outdoor signs produced by the company. Most are location shots of roadside signs; a few show angles of approach to the signs. Signs represent primarily local businesses from northern Pennsylvania to Wilmington, N.C. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.