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B. Altman & Co. was a department store chain founded New York, N.Y. in 1865 by Benjamin Altman. Collection consists of a binder containing approximately 70 black-and-white photographs and display design cards of Altman store window displays. Depicted are men's and women's fashions, perfumes and cosmetics, furniture and fabrics, along with holiday and historical scenes and sets. Some displays are credited to Altman employees Louis Villela and Richard Wallace. Photographers and media outlets represented include Charmante Studio, Herbert Bruce Cross, J.M. Biow, John Adams Davis, Karl Worsinger, Korb Photo Co. of Toledo Ohio, Mary Brosnan, Nick Malan, Retail Reporting Bureau, Studio Yves Hervochon, and Virginia Roehl. Brands and designers represented include Adele Simpson, Christian Dior, Maggy Rouff (trade name of Maggy Besancon de Wagner), Mary Chess, Shiaparelli, Toni Owen and Warner's. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection consists of a binder containing approximately 70 black-and-white photographs and display design cards of Altman store window displays. Depicted are men's and women's fashions, perfumes and cosmetics, furniture and fabrics, along with holiday and historical scenes and sets. Some displays are credited to Altman employees Louis Villela and Richard Wallace. Photographers and media outlets represented include Charmante Studio, Herbert Bruce Cross, J.M. Biow, John Adams Davis, Karl Worsinger, Korb Photo Co. of Toledo Ohio, Mary Brosnan, Nick Malan, Retail Reporting Bureau, Studio Yves Hervochon, and Virginia Roehl. Brands and designers represented include Adele Simpson, Christian Dior, Maggy Rouff (trade name of Maggy Besancon de Wagner), Mary Chess, Shiaparelli, Toni Owen and Warner's. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Blackman Company was an advertising company founded in 1908 by Oscar H. Blackman and Frank Hermes. Became Compton Advertising in 1937. Collection comprises a series of 30 memoranda written by company staff. Training topics address various aspects of the marketing process, as well as advertising for regional or specialized consumer markets, including the "modern woman."

Collection comprises a series of memoranda written by company staff. Training topics address various aspects of the marketing process, as well as advertising for regional or specialized consumer markets, including the "modern woman." Other topics include selling through contests, sampling, and installment plans, in addition to department or chain stores, grocers, and outdoor advertsing; advertsing copy, teams, budgets, and costs; packaging; newspaper advertising; trademarks; the use of artwork; and salesmens' education and pay. There are also research reports, as well as an address by M. L. Wilson on industrial advertsing. The memoranda were housed in a binder, and there are tabbed dividers that provide the titles of each piece; many also feature a list of companies for whom Blackman worked or a list of staff writers for the series. It is unclear whether the material was meant for in-house use only. There are copywrite symbols that may indicate that the material was available to train those outside the company as well. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Dayton Company Advertising Scrapbooks, 1904-1968 170 Linear Feet — 509 Items

The Dayton Company, founded in 1902 in Minneapolis, Minn., was the predecessor firm to the Target Corporation, one of the largest retail chains in the United States. The Dayton Company Advertising Scrapbooks collection spans the years 1904 through 1968 and consist of 509 bound scrapbooks of newspaper advertisements, fliers and circulars for the Dayton department store chain in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn. and Rochester, N.Y., as well for several of Dayton's competitors, affiliates and subsidiary department and discount stores, including B. Dalton Bookseller, the J.B. Hudson and L.S. Donaldson stores.

The Dayton Company Advertising Scrapbooks collection spans the years 1904 through 1968 and consist of 509 bound scrapbooks of newspaper advertisements, fliers and circulars for the Dayton department store chain (the predecessor entity of the Target discount chain) in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn. and Rochester, N.Y., as well for several of Dayton's competitors, affiliates and subsidiary department and discount stores, including B. Dalton Bookseller, the J.B. Hudson and L.S. Donaldson stores.

The collection is organized into the categories of Affiliate and Subsidiary Stores advertising and Dayton Company advertising, therein alphabetically by store name, within which the volumes are arranged in roughly chronological order.

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Evans family papers, 1920s-1990s 24 Linear Feet — 5609 Items

Collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, albums, clippings, addresses, writings, and other materials that concern the personal lives and careers of Mr. and Mrs. Emanuel J. ("Mutt") and Sara Evans, and their sons, Robert and Eli. Mutt Evans's mayoral correspondence is divided into a general file and a subject file. Some materials depict the private lives of the Evanses, including photographs, albums, and personal correspondence. Sara's family, the Nachamsons, is often represented. The collection also includes extensive documentation about Sara's role in Hadassah, both locally and nationally, as well as the family's participation in other Isareli and Jewish causes. Also included are materials from their work in developing and fundraising for the Judaic Studies Program at Duke University.

Collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, albums, clippings, addresses, writings, and other materials that concern the personal lives and careers of the Evans family, particularly Emanuel J. and Sara Evans, their sons, Eli and Robert, and Emanuel's brother, Monroe. The family owned and operated United Department Stores, and for twelve years, 1951 to 1963, Emanuel Evans was mayor of Durham, NC. He was also very active in his synagogue, was a president of VISTAS, and participated actively in the University of North Carolina's Alumni Association.

There are two scrapbooks on Emanuel Evans's mayoral terms and a similar volume and other materials devoted to Mrs. Evans's activities as leader of Hadassah including items pertaining to Israel. Mr. Evans's mayoral correspondence is divided into a general file and a subject file. In pictures and personal correspondence, the Nachamson family is often represented. One early clipping from a Fayetteville, N.C. newspaper, tells of Mr. Evans's sister being refused teaching positions because of her Jewish faith. Eli Evans is a correspondent and writer, led the establishment of the National Jewish Archives of Broadcasting, and was on the staff of the Carnegie Foundation that helped launch "Sesame Street." He was president of the UNC student body and a number of items in the collection concern his presidency.

Also included is an address of Eli Evans presented during the conference on Southern-Jewish history in 1976, Eli Evans's vita, his unpublished diary of the Kissinger shuttle, and a large number of his writings, many concerning U.S. politics, minorities, and Jews in the South. There is a reprint of a chapter from his book, The Provincials, and reports from the Charles H. Revson Foundation, of which he is president. Also included are materials concerning Eli's brother Robert, a correspondent with CBS, who continued on as a television executive. Their uncle, Monroe Evans, was mayor of Fayetteville, NC, and his service is documented in several of the collection's scrapbooks.

One entire scrapbook is devoted to the writings of Mildred and Madeline Evans, Monroe's wife and daughter.

The audiovisual series contains a 16mm film copy of a 1957 episode of Edward R. Murrow's "See It Now," with which Robert Evans was involved, and a 16mm film copy of Governor Terry Sanford's November 1964 appearance on WUNC-TV, in which he reflects on his governorship and the current political scene. Several audio recordings capture Sara Evans addressing the Seaboard Regional Conference of Hadassah in 1982. Eli N. Evans's appearance on Richard D. Heffner's The Open Mind is documented.

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Collection includes black and white photographs of clothing, department, furniture, grocery, hardware, household appliance, music and musical instrument, shoe and other retail store window displays, signs and interior merchandise displays of businesses in the San Jose, California area. Photographs also depict clerks and store employees at work as well as storefront street scenes. Companies represented include Albers, Armour Star, Bauer & Black, Best Foods, Hart Schaffner & Marx, Montgomery Ward, Pacific Gas, Standard Oil (Calol, Pearl Oil, Red Cross gasoline, Zerolene Oil), Sunkist, Vellumoid and Victor records. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection includes black and white photographs of clothing, department, furniture, grocery, hardware, household appliance, music and musical instrument, shoe and other retail store window displays, signs and interior merchandise displays of businesses in the San Jose, California area. Photographs also depict clerks and store employees at work as well as storefront street scenes. Companies represented include Albers, Armour Star, Bauer & Black, Best Foods, Hart Schaffner & Marx, Montgomery Ward, Pacific Gas, Standard Oil (Calol, Pearl Oil, Red Cross gasoline, Zerolene Oil), Sunkist, Vellumoid and Victor records. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Woolworth's was a discount retail chain founded by Frank W. Woolworth in 1879 in Lancaster, Pa. now doing business as Foot Locker, Inc. Collection is comprised of a photograph album depicting shop window and department store floor displays featured at the Spring Convention of the Woolworth Chicago District. Displays feature a variety of goods including candies and confections, cosmetics, sewing supplies, publishing and printing, and women's clothing. Companies represented include American Colortype, Luxor, Maybelline, Merrill Publishing, National Candy, Regensteiner, Revlon (Cutex), Spool Cotton (Coats & Clark), Standard Oil, and Whitman Publishing. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection is comprised of a photograph album depicting shop window and department store floor displays featured at the Spring Convention of the Woolworth Chicago District. Displays feature a variety of goods including candies and confections, cosmetics, sewing supplies, publishing and printing, and women's clothing. Companies represented include American Colortype, Luxor, Maybelline, Merrill Publishing, National Candy, Regensteiner, Revlon (Cutex), Spool Cotton (Coats & Clark), Standard Oil, and Whitman Publishing. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.