Exhibits

Women’s History in the NAEB Collection

Portrait of Virginia Maynard Levy
In the area of women’s history, the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) collection offers aural counterpoints to the…Read More...

Children's Media in the NAEB Collection

The Daily Iowan coverage of "How's the Family?" on January 2, 1955
If there is one program that defined public media it is children’s media. From Sesame Street to Mr. Rogers Neighborhood, to today’s PBS kids…Read More...

Economy and Business in the NAEB Collection

Brochure for American Adventure Series, a TV program sponsored by Cold War free enterprise group The National Educational Program. Episode 8 promises viewers that the rich aren’t overly numerous or overly wealthy, while Episode 9 assures viewers that they, too, can be millionaires given the gumption. Although NAEB’s network manager declined to purchase the (TV) program for (radio) broadcast, this spiritual kin to Fifty Years is represented—along with other relevant materials—in NAEB document collections.
Among NAEB-supported programs that center the themes of economy and business, listeners will find a diverse set of aesthetic strategies…Read More...

Ethic for Broadcasting

A brochure for the NAEB grants-in-aid program, which funded the production of series like Ethic for Broadcasting.
In these days of escalating protest against America’s repressive racial system – a protest enabled by our current diversified and wildly…Read More...

Latin America in the NAEB Collection

Contemporary Revolution in Latin America included in a 1961 list of representative broadcast programs from WNTH, a high school radio station in Winnetka, Illinois.
Exhibit Overview The Unlocking the Airwaves Latin America exhibit consists of educational radio segments from 1956 to 1969, with the…Read More...

Marshall McLuhan and the Understanding Media Project

A 1959 letter from Marshall McLuhan to NAEB Executive Director Harry Skornia.
Ideas in Action: Marshall McLuhan, the NAEB, and the Understanding Media Project One notable but understudied chapter in the history of the…Read More...

Medicine and Health Care in the NAEB Collection

March of Medicine announced as a new series in the November 1956 Association for Education by Radio-Television journal.
Medical and public health professionals have always used the latest media to promote health and prevent disease, from black-and-white silent…Read More...

Music Programs in the NAEB Collection

Schedule for a 1962 conference (sponsored by station WUOM) on music programming in educational radio.
Presented in collaboration with music departments, conservatories, professional ensembles and noncommercial radio stations, these NAEB music…Read More...

The Organizational Structure of the NAEB

1956 Region V Conference Report
During the June 1956 Region V conference of the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB) in Denver, Colorado, a general…Read More...