Founded in 1997, with its first interviews recorded in 1996, The Television Academy Foundation’s Archive of American Television consists of over 800 videotaped oral history interviews with the legends of television, including Milton Berle, Carol Burnett, Walter Cronkite, Norman Lear, Mary Tyler Moore, Betty White, and many others. Interviewees hail from professions across the television industry, from actors and writers to executives, editors, publicists, composers, and more. Major topics discussed in interviews include Advice to Aspiring Professionals, TV’s Golden Age, Censorship, and Technological Innovation, as well as important events in American and television history, such as the Hollywood Blacklist, the Quiz Show Scandals, 9/11, and the Kennedy Assassination. The Archive conducts up to twenty-five new interviews each year. The vast majority of the collection is available to the public through the Archive’s website (full versions) and YouTube (shorter clips).
Papers and still images pertaining to the Wisconsin Public Television program Korean War Stories, which aired in 2010. This project was a collaborative effort between Wisconsin Public Television (WPT), the Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS), and the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) Wisconsin Veterans Museum. The collection includes the agreement between the three parties, research, transcripts, show promotional materials and information. Due to the personal nature of much of the information, the contact information for veterans interviewed has been restricted. Still images include black and white and color copy photographs used by WPT in the production of the shows. These images include portraits of veterans, combat images, and general views of Korea. All images are available for onsite research, no copies are allowed
Records of the Television Bureau of Advertising (TvB), founded in 1954 by several members of the National Association of Broadcasters as an "independent, autonomous, all-industry advertising bureau." The collection reflects the bureau's central mission to promote television for advertising purposes, and includes videotapes of approximately 11,000 commercials, primarily produced in the United States, but also in other countries
University of California, Los Angeles - Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection consists of materials related to the production, promotion and/or programming activities of television shows aired by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). The materials appear to have belonged to offices handling promotion and/or programming procedures at the network as described by Harold (Hal) Garb, a correspondent in the files. (Garb was not personally acquainted with the Walt Disney Production files, most of which date previous to his arrival.) The bulk of the collection dates from the 1956-1959 and 1962-1974. Included are scripts, programming and/or promotional information, and production information from a variety of television shows, such as Griff (1973-1974), The Streets of San Francisco (1972-1973), and Walt Disney Productions such as The Mickey Mouse Club (1954-1959). The production,cprograming, and promotional material may include network memos, cast sheets, shooting schedules, story outlines, photo shoot orders, development reports and biographical sketches. ... Read More
Over twenty oral history taped interviews with key educational and political leaders who helped shape KET's future were conducted by Dr. Perry -- The tapes are located in the oral history section of the archives