Political Junkies September 18th

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National Radio Commercial Day - August 28th!

August 28th is National Radio Commercial Day. In celebration, the archive has decided to share a 15 second snippet of some of our oldest archived material. The following clip is a 1924 address from President Calvin Coolidge, which makes it among the first broadcast political ads. If you would like to access the entire airtime, please email pcc@ou.edu.


C-Span Stops By



Our old friends from C-Span were in town filming a piece about our fine city, Norman earlier this week. They stopped by and filmed some footage at the Archive -- while we took pictures of them!

Super Super Bowl Ads

Super Super Bowl Ads...

The television ads for the Super Bowl have become a hallmark of the game and American culture. They are always some of the most poignant commercials of every year. From Ad Age, take a look...



Blizzard, Fire Alarm Can't Stop Preservation Effort

     When a person travels to Boston during the dead of winter, they usually expect a bit of snow, but not a historic blizzard…and a hotel fire alarm is an entirely different thing.

"Complicit"Ad Causing A Stir


Well, we are all seeing this anti-immigrant ad known as "Complicit" accusing Democrats who support DACA and oppose President Trump's border wall as being "complicit" in every murder committed by an immigrant. Paid for by Donald J. Trump, Inc. and apporved by Donald J. Trump.



We're On Atlas Abscura!

Happy Holidays, everyone!

Our present to you this holidsay season is that you can now find us on Atlas Obscura! Here's the link: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/julian-p-kanter-political-commercial...

OU Curator Helps Save OETA Broadcasts


Henry Heads To Bean Town



NORMAN – Lisa Henry is headed to Bean Town to help save a vital part of Oklahoma’s television news history and in the process she’s adding a new title to her resume – that of mentor.

Book Award Call Made

Oklahoma Center for the Book


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