Charlie Steinmann papers, 1937-1988 and undated

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Summary

Creator:
Steinmann, Charlie
Abstract:
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.
Extent:
0.4 Linear Feet
280 Items
Language:
Material in English
Collection ID:
RL.01248

Background

Scope and content:

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.

Biographical / historical:
Chronology List
Date Event
1954 Joined Superior Sign Systems
1966 Joined Penn-York Advertising
1973 Corporate Operations Manager, Penn-York Advertising
1991-1997 General Manager, Penn-York Advertising
1995 Inducted into Outdoor Advertising Association of America (OAAA) Hall of Fame
1997-1999 Director, Northern Region Operations, Lamar Outdoor Advertising (Lamar acquired Penn-York in 1997)
1999 Safety Director, Lamar Outdoor Advertising

Charlie Steinmann has also served on the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau; as CEO of Lancaster Youth for Christ; and as a member of the International Association of Lions Clubs.

Acquisition information:
The Charlie Steinmann Papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book Manuscript Library as a gift in 2003.
Processing information:

Processed by Richard Collier, February 2011

Encoded by Richard Collier, February 2011

Accession 2003-0172 is described in this finding aid.

Arrangement:

Collection is arranged into 4 series: General Files, Outdoor Advertising Companies, Printed Material, and Audiovisual Materials.

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[Identification of item], Charlie Steinmann Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University