Television, Commercials/Advertising, Cartooning/Animation, Dance, Photography, & Various Fine Arts

Updated July 12, 2005

Welcome to "A World of Wireless", our virtual radiomuseum 
  Radiohistory by "The World of Wireless"
Old Time Radio - Radio Days: A Soundbite History 
  The History of Broadcasting, 1920 - 1960
  History of Radio and Television 
  History of Radio 
  Recording Technology History 
  Recording Technology History links 
  Old-Time Radio Program Guide
  National Radio Hall of Fame & Museum 
  100 years of Radio: from Marconi to the future of communications
  Surfing the Aether - Radio & Broadcasting Technology History 
  A Day in Radio
  On the Air: 1930s Serials
  The Visitor in Your Living Room: Radio Advertising in the 1930s
  A Gullible Nation? War of the Worlds Revisited
  Amos 'n' Andy in Black and White
  The Cavalcade Moves Forward: Examining the Myth and Reality of Hero Worship in Radio - Old Time Radio Shows 
  A History of Radio Program Collecting 
  Radio History Audio Snippets 
  The Broadcast Archive - Radio History on the Web! 
  On the Air! Michigan Radio and TV Broadcasting 1920-2000 
  Lives of the Great DJs 
  FCC, Media Bureau 
  Howstuffworks "How the Radio Spectrum Works" 
  Kids' Stuff for On the Air! Michigan Historical Museum 
  The Museum of Broadcast Communications
  Museum of Television & Radio 
  FDR SPEAKS - more on the Fireside Chats on my 20th Century America web page.

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences 
  TV Cream 
  TV Land Online 
  TV Tome - guide to the television shows you love
  Television Heaven 
  Television Sources 
  Academy of Television - Emmy Awards
     Emmy Awards Online 
  FCC, Media Bureau 
  TV Guide Online - [TV Guide Magazine] 
  Entertainment Scene - TV / Cable 
    UCLA Film and Television Archive 
  The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television 
    The TV Writer Home Page
    OpenHere - Life and Society, Television, Television Production Business 
The Online Communicator Website
  Film and Television
  TV links
  Social History and TV Drama 
Ultimate TV - Your Source for Everything Television (tm)
  The TV Megasite 
  Special TV Resources
  LikeTelevision - Broadband Streaming Movies, Music Videos, Comedy, Sport 
  Video 101 - HOME - television 
  Jump The Shark...the turning point of television programming - TV Stations Around the World 
  Tim's TV Showcase 
  Saturday Matinee - Where Movies Come Alive! Movies, Theater, Television 
  Encyclopedia of TV (1st Ed.) - The Museum of Broadcast Communications

Who Invented Television? - The Farnsworth Chronicles 
  The Media History Project
  TIMELINE: Media History 1900s 
   U.S. Mass Media History 
The American Experience/Technology/Big Dream Small Screen
The Museum of Television & Radio
  History of Radio and Television
  Recording Technology History - Recording Technology History links
  Popular Culture -- TELEVISION
  Television History - The First 75 Years 
  Television Finds a Home 
  History of TV
  Network TV - Split Personality Television - Satellite & Cable Television - Digital TV  
Television History Links
  History of Television 
  The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television - Television 
  Saturday Matinee - History of Television 
National British Museum of Photography, Film & Television 
Motion Picture and Television Reading Room (Library of Congress) 
  Peabody Awards Archives
The Farnsworth Chronicles
  TVparty! Classic TV 
The Classic TV Archive Home Page - CLASSIC TV ARCHIVES 
   American Museum of the Moving Image
  The Living Room Candidate - The history of presidential campaign commercials - 1952-2004 
   TV in the 50's
  Game Show Network  
  The Quiz Shows 
  The American Experience | The Quiz Show Scandal 
Nostalgia Central
Top TV Shows, 1950's - 1960's - 1970's - 1980's - 1990's
  Retro TV Ads
  History of Television News - for more, check out the section on TV NEWS just below.
  Television Sources 
  Encyclopedia of TV (1st Ed.) - The Museum of Broadcast Communications 

TV NEWS and CNN - Search! 
  TV News Archive: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 
  TV Rundown: Find What You Need To Know About Television News - Search The TV Rundown Site 
  Newseum - The Interactive Museum of News 
  History of Television News
  Edward R. Murrow 
  1960 Debate
  Television and Vietnam 
  Newseum: Reporting in a Time of Conflict 
  HOLOCAUST News Coverage: The Untold Story 
  The Living Room Candidate - The :30 Second Candidate 
  British Pathe Limited - British Pathe Limited Downloads 
More info on TV News coverage in history can be found on specific topic pages on my Table of Contents page. 

CTW Family Workshop - Home of Sesame Street
  Nickelodeon - US based Children's TV Channel
    Welcome to Cartoon!
  Don Markstein's Toonopedia 
  Warner Bros. Cartoons Filmography 
  Looney Tunes 
  The Total Toon Tome 
  Looney Laughs, Lists, & Lyrics-Looney Lists 
  Straight Dope Staff Report: Did Bugs Bunny appear in a racist cartoon during World War II
  IDENTITY CRISIS: The Many Faces of the Man of Steel 
  1988 Saturday Mornings 
  Mike's Classic Cartoon Themes & Images
  TV Tunes Online Television and Cartoon Theme Songs, plus Trivia!
  Television Cartoon Guide
  Cartoon-O-Rama Main Page
TV! Favorite Television Shows From the 1960's! 
  Slam Bang Theater Starring Icky Twerp with Ajax and Delphinium! - classic 1960s kid's TV show in Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas 
  Parents Television Council - Because Our Children Are Watching
  Parenting and the Media: A Column by Rod Gustafson  
   Children's Educational Television 
Children and TV Violence
   The FCC Gives Teeth to the Children's Television Act of 1990 
    The Children Act 1989: Summary 
  FCC, MB, Children's Television 
   How Violence On TV Effects Children: WORKS CITED 
  The Effects of Media Violence on Children 
  More on the Effects of Media Violence on Children | Facts: Children And Media Violence
    Sociology and Philosophy Essays: TV & Violence 
  children and television violence - abelard | Facts: Chidren And Media Violence
  Television and Children
  Television and Children: Guidelines for Parents 
  TV Single Dads Hall of Fame 
More info available below in the Animation and Cartoons section. 

  The History Channel TV Listings 
  TV Land Online
  TV Tome - guide to the television shows you love
  Television Heaven 
  TVparty! Classic TV 
  TV Cream: Show Themes 
  The '80s TV Theme SuperSite /
  Classic TV Theme Song Web Sites
  TV Theme Songs Online - TV Land's Show Song List  
   Jump The Shark - Chronicling the Moments of When TV Shows go Downhill 
  Tim's TV Showcase - CLASSIC TV ARCHIVES 
  Game Show Network 
  Hall of Game Show Fame: Classic TV Game Shows Revisited 
  The American Experience | The Quiz Show Scandal 
  TV Single Dads Hall of Fame 
  Welcome to - all the guides - detailed guides 
    Lucille Ball - Desilu Home Page - The Toon Tracker Animated Lucy Page - Laugh with Lucy 
  The Cosby Show - The Cosby Show - Pazsaz Entertainment Network 
  FRONTLINE: home | PBS 
  Official Gilligan's Island Fan Club 
  The Andy Kaufman Home Page
An Unofficial Ernie Kovacs Website
   LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN Home Page - CBS | Late Show Top Ten Archive  
Law & Order 
Masterpiece Theatre - The Archive 
   American Experience | Miss America 
BBC News | Monty Python 
Monty Python Online
Mystery Science Theater 3000 - MST3K Catch Phrase Catalog 
Rod Serling's Night Gallery: Index
  Northern Exposure 
  The Simpsons - The Simpsons Episode Guide 
The Simpsons Archive - Another Simpsons Episode Guide
  Simpsons Lists - Chalkboard Gags 
  The Twilight Zone 
The Wonder Years 

A Gullible Nation? War of the Worlds Revisited  
  Science Fiction TV Shows
  Bevis and Duncan's Science Fiction Page
  Science Fiction TV Series Home 
  International Federation of Trekkers 
  Star Trek in Sound and Vision  
  TrekWeb.COM - THE Source For Everything Trek! 
  STARFLEET International 
  TrekToday - the first and only daily updated guide to all things Trek 
  STARTREK.COM: The Official Star Trek Web Site! 
  STARTREK.COM : Series & Movies
  STasis: Your Guide to the Scholarly Literature of TREK
  Science Fiction and Fantasy Clip Art 
More on Sci-Fi can be found on my Literature and Movies pages. 

Advertising Age 
  Advertising World 
  Advertising History & Museums 
The Branding of America
  EAA - Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850 - 1920 
  The Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850 - 1920 (American Memory, Library of Congress)  
  SAAM: Posters American Style 
  Posters American Style: American Events - Designed to Sell - Advice to Americans - Patriotic Persuasion 
  The Visitor in Your Living Room: Radio Advertising in the 1930s 
  The Ad Machine in Action: Cigarettes and Art in Advertising 
  "truth in advertising" - vintage cigarette & tobacco ads - 1940's - 1950's 
  Coca-Cola Television Advertisements: Home Page 
  Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters 
      The Living Room Candidate - The history of presidential campaign commercials - 1952-2004
   Fading Ad Campaign - All Ads, All The Time.
  Special TV Resources - Commercials
  Clipland - TV Commercials Database 
  Video Vault: Saturday Morning Commercials 
  Video Vault: Classic Car Commercials 
  TVparty: Commercial Icons of the 60s 
  Memorable Commercials of the 1970s 
  When Stars Did The Commercials 
  Commercials of the 70s - the 80s - the 90s 
  TV Commercial Archives
  Download Old Commercials
  Beer Commercials: A Brief History    
    Super Bowl Commercials - News, Polls, History 
  IFILM - Super Bowl Ads   
  CreatAbiliTOYS! - The Museum of Advertising Icons 
Just one of my favorite fake TV ads from Saturday Night Live - Old Glory Robot Insurance-Saturday Night Live 

FCC, Media Bureau
    Fairness Doctrine  
Fairness Doctrine, The Chilling Effect, and Television Editorials  

Info and images can be found on my Art & Galleries page.
For more on photography as a chronicle of historical events, please check out specific time periods/topics on my Table of Contents page.

***** The Media History Project
Media History Project: Timeline by Chronology
  Media Awareness Network
  Media Awareness Network For Teachers - Lessons and Resources for Media Education 
  The Media and Communications Studies Site | Facts: Chidren And Media Violence
U.S. Mass Media History 
     The History of Broadcasting, 1920 - 1960
Early Recorded Sounds and Wax Cylinders
The Online Antique Phonograph Gallery
Sparks Telegraph Key Review
OLD NEWS homepage
Voice of the Shuttle: Media Studies Page
  The Economics of Ethnic and Racial Stereotyping
  Ethnic and Visible Minorities in Entertainment Media
  Gender, Race and Ethnicity in Media - TV and Film 
  Popular Culture -- CENSORSHIP 
  Brief History of the Tabloids 

Info can be found in the DRAMA SECTION on my Literature and Drama page. 

Terpsichore - The Greek Muse of Dance 
  Dance Instruction Manuals, Ca.1490 -1920
American Ballet Theatre
  Classical Ballet: A History of the Art
  History of Russian Ballet
The Bolshoi Ballet - English version coming soon.
  History of Dance 
  The Early Modern Dance -- Home 
  Western Social Dance
  Burgundian Dance in the Late Middle Ages 
  Renaissance Dance Cheat Sheets 
  Renaissance Dance
  Waltz Dance History Archives - Waltz History - The history of the waltz 
  THE WALTZ, history of and beauty of the waltz 
    Martha Graham - Martha Graham and Modern American Dance  - The Ballroom Dance Resource
  History of Modern Ballroom Dancing
  Universal Ballroom Music by Dance
The Bad Fads Museum - Dance Marathons
  The Beginning of the Lindy Hop
  Hep, Hot, & Headbanging: The Retro Rebirth of Swing
  Swing History origins of Swing Dance
  Swing dance history
  Swing Dance: History & Styles
  Jump Site 
  UCWDC - United Country Western Dance Council
  Country Western Dance & country western line dance floor etiquette  
  The School of Dance Theatre of Harlem 
    African Dance 
  Africa-Related Music, Dance And Cultural Resources
Mexican Dance, Music, Art & Culture Web Sites
CHICO's MHN Education Commons: Mexicano Folk Dancing 
  Noel's Pilipino Folkdance Glossary & Event Calendar 
  Filipino Folkdance Links 
    500 years of dance - Learn dance steps on history of dance videos!  

For info on architecture, please check my Art & Galleries page.

Celebrity Characitures in American from the National Portrait Gallery
  Origins of American Animation, 1900-1921 
  The International Museum of Cartoon Art 
  The 100 Greatest Comics of the 20th Century 
  Don Markstein's Toonopedia 
  Animation World Network, the Hub of Animation on the Internet 
  The Censored Cartoons Page 
  Welcome to Cartoon! 
  Warner Bros. Cartoons Filmography 
  Looney Tunes 
  The Total Toon Tome 
  Looney Laughs, Lists, & Lyrics-Looney Lists 
  Straight Dope Staff Report: Did Bugs Bunny appear in a racist cartoon during World War II 
  The Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies Page - Classic Cartoon News and Information 
  Toon Tracker Frames Main Page 
  The Simpsons Archive - Couch Openings - The Simpsons Episode Guide
  Disney A to Z - Walt Disney: A Biography  
  Goopy Geer's Rare Cartoons Page - War Cartoons 
  Dr. Seuss Went to War: A Catalog of Political Cartoons 
    80's Cartoon Central--All your favorite 1980's cartoons!
  Betty Boop: An Obsession - The Official Betty Boop Web Site - The Betty Boop Pages
  Aardman Animations - Websites - Wallace and Gromit 
  Anime: Japanese Animation Art 
Much, much more above in the section on "Cartoons, Children & TV."
More on animation can be found on my Movies page. 

Brief History of the Tabloids  
  Malaspina Great Books Home Page - Index of authors, composers, & artists
  Timeline of American Literature, Music, and Movies: 1890-1929
TIME 100: Artist & Entertainers - From TIME Magazine...find the most influential entertainers of this century
Americans for the ARTS
Performing Arts Resources
  World Arts and Culture 
   ARTSEDGE: The National Arts and Education Information Network
The National Museum of Women in the Arts  
  America Quilts 
   The Early Video Project 
  bewitched: cool interactive collection of visual widgetry by Martin Wattenberg, creator of the The Baby Name Wizard: NameVoyager 
  Devices of Wonder (Getty Exhibitions)
  Devices of Wonder Teaching Tools (Getty Education)
  ::: Space Imaging - Visual Information. Visible Results. :::
  WebSEEk: Content-based Image and Video Search and Catalog Tool for the Web
  DocuSeek Film & Video Finder
  Motion Visual Video Production
  StupidVideos • Your Web-Repository of Stupid Videos