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The Pittsburgh Bicentennial Ad Collection

The following pictures represent ads for stations which were published in The Pittsburgh Bicentennial Magazine “Gateway Festival Edition” published around 1958 when Pittsburgh celebrated 200 years. (The periodical also featured ads for the construction of the “new” Civic Arena and the beloved local deli, Isaly’s.) Click on any picture for a larger view.

KDKA-AM (1020) and KDKA-TV (2)

KQV-AM (1410)

WWSW-AM/FM (970/94.5)

WIIC-TV (11) Now WPXI. The station had only been on the air a little over a year at the time this ad was published.

WTAE-TV (4) The station had only been on the air a short time before this ad was published.