Monday, July 05, 2010

AdViews


AdViews is a free digital archive of thousands of vintage television commercials dating from the 1950s to the 1980s which is maintained by Duke University. They commercials were created or collected by the ad agency Benton & Bowles or its successor, D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB&B). They include famous examples for Procter and Gamble Crest toothpaste. It is possible to search or browse the collection. Each entry has a description of the history and content of the ad plus copyright information.
Link: http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews/
Access: Free