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Real estate and travel company founded in 1932 by brothers Herman and Robert Anspach in Highland Park, Ill. Currently part of Valerie Wilson Travel, Inc. Collection spans 1936-2014 with the bulk of materials dating from the 1960s-1980s. Primarily brochures, leaflets and other take-away direct marketing materials advertising resorts, hotels, airlines, cruise lines, and other services and destinations comprising the travel and tourism industry. Also includes newsletters, itineraries, and some correspondence. All continents and ocean regions are represented. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Collection spans 1936-2014 with the bulk of materials dating from the 1960s-1980s. Primarily brochures, leaflets and other take-away direct marketing materials advertising resorts, hotels, airlines, cruise lines, and other services and destinations comprising the travel and tourism industry. Also includes newsletters, itineraries, and some correspondence. All continents and ocean regions are represented. The bulk of the collection is in English, but some of the items are multi-lingual or in the native language of country of origin. Spanish, French, German, Russian, Japanese, Chinese, and Pidgin English among other languages, are represented in the collection

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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. Diners/Fugazy Travel and Incentive was a short-lived (1970-1976) joint venture between JWT and General Leisure, Inc. offering a range of travel, merchandising and sales incentive programs. It was sold to Thomas Cook in 1976.

Collection spans 1970-1975 and includes legal and financial papers, correspondence and memoranda, meeting minutes, clippings, reports and other materials relating to the establishment and operation of the enterprise. Companies represented include Austin Travel, Brasch Associates, Ford, Montgomery Ward, Phillips Petroleum, Reader's Digest, Sunsweet and Travelco, as well as materials relating to William (Bill) Denis Fugazy. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.