Advertising suffered dark days during this period. Agencies cut salaries and forced
staff to work four-day weeks, without pay for the mandatory extra day off. Advertising
came out of these dark days upon the arrival of World War II.
The U.S. Congress
The Twenties (1918-19290 During World War I, the advertising industry learned a valuable
lesson: Donating time and personnel to the common good is not only good civics but smart
business. The 20s was an age of considerable hedonism; the pleasure principle
The Style of Ads These ads were more visual than earlier eras. They gave snapshots
of social life with the product. The ads would have carefully constructed visuals that fit
all cultural and social trends at the time.
The J. Walter Thompson Advertisin
Advertisements of this era were characterized by scenes of modern life, social promises,
and reliance on science and technology. The 1950s advertising projected a confused,
often harsh, at other times, sappy presence.
Two Advertising Personalities of
On July 21st, 1969, one of the worlds greatest achievements came alive when
man landed on the Moon. These events of man trying to get to the Moon began to
become an internationally watched race. These events leading up to and post Moon
landing created a b
U.S History Turn of the Century Project
New Crazes Hits
A number of new inventions have hit
America and the people love it. A bike as seen
on the left is a new way to get around. Mr.
I.R. Johnson patented his bike and now peo
The Space Race. July 31st, 2007. March 31st, 2008.
Roughly 400,000 people worked for NASA at the time.
The mercury program was the first manned program.
Alan b. Shepard was launched into orbit for 15 minuets.
In the Gemini
U.S History News Article
A new age to exploration has hit the
world. Man has finally reached and
walked on the moon.
After years of studies, testing, and
practice, NASAs Apollo 11 Mission was
to reach the moon and they
U.S History Obituary
Neil Alden Armstrong was born on August
5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. At age six was
when he was fascinated with aviation when he first
rode in a Ford Tri-Motor plane. He served in the
Korean War as
U.S History Obituary
Frederick Law Olmstead
Frederick Law Olmstead a man with great
ideas and an act for brilliance recently died from
old age. He was a loving father and husband.
He has had a number of different brilliant