ADVERTISING 1930s


In the 1930's during the Great Depression.A lot the company's switched to advertising w/ signs to the radio. Which made A big industry for the radio. From 75,000 of radio sales in 1921,figures rose to 13.5 million in 1930. Only a year difference. Advertisers focused on what people wanted or people wanted or hoped to be. they claimed their products would make them younger,richer or be envied. Radio brought together the rich the poor,of every race, it brought everybody together. Publishers became economically squeezed as circulation and advertising profits declined.





Company's that advertised


  • Camel Cigarettes
  • Cocca Cola
  • Pepsi Cola
  • American Film Industry
  • Virgina Slims Cigarettes
  • Ford Motor Co.
  • GM Motor Co.
  • Chrysler Motor Co.