Barbour Family Scrap Book (One Man's Family)

Barbour Family Scrap Book (One Man's Family)

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The Barbour Family Scrapbook is merchandising tie-in from 1946 related to the popular radio serial One Man's Family. It's authorship is attributed to one the show's character William (Pinky) Barbour Herbert. The book features photographs of the show's cast enacting moments from the program.
The brainchild of writer Carlton Morse, One Man's Family debuted as a radio soap opera on April 29, 1932 on the West Coast, expanding to national audiences the following year. The show followed the evolving lives of a California Stockbroker, Henry Barbour, and his family.
A version of the show aired on primetime television from 1949 to 1952, and during the day from 1954 to 1955.
One Man's Family aired its final radio episode on April 24, 1959. Amassing a total of 3,256 episodes, the show was the longest running serial in radio history
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
booklet
book
date made
1946
Associated Name
Morse, Carlton E.
maker
Standard Brands Inc.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 7/8 in x 11 in; 20.0025 cm x 27.94 cm
ID Number
1989.0174.04
accession number
1989.0174
catalog number
1989.0174.04
Credit Line
Carlton E. Morse
subject
Radio and television broadcasting
Radio
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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