Advertising agencies regularly hired Zintgraff Photography studio to take photographs to promote the mission of the agency’s clients. These photographs were published in newspapers, consumer and business magazines, annual reports, product catalogs, and brochures.
One of these firms was Fraser-Wiggins-Collins and Steckly Advertising Agency, with offices at the corner of Mistletoe and McCullough Avenues in the Monte Vista. Clients of the agency included Oak Hills Country Club, local automobile dealerships, Interstate Theaters, and numerous other businesses in San Antonio.
These are some of the photographs, recently digitized, that were taken for Fraser-Wiggins-Collins and Steckly.
Air-supported Easter rabbit, by local designers, at the Joske’s Store on Alamo Plaza, 1962. (MS 355: Z-0750-B-03)
Fraser-Wiggins-Collins and Steckly Advertising Agency owners and models pose with loaves of bread made by a client, Rainbo Baking Company. Taken outside the agency offices at 147 East Mistletoe Avenue, November 1962. (MS 355: Z-0751-A-33279)
Girl modeling a Lady Sunbeam soft bonnet hair dryer with nail dryer, July 1962. (MS Z-0751-A-33279).
KTSA Television Station representative visits the drive-up window at First National Bank, 213 West Commerce Street, 1960s. (MS 355: 0753-E-01)
Record hop at Oak Hills Country Club, April 1959. (MS 355: Z-0750-J-14400)
Hollywood producer-director William Castle shows fans his ghost viewer for use when watching his current movie, “13 Ghosts,” San Antonio International Airport, July 1, 1960 (MS 355: Z-0750-19270)
Residents of St. Peter’s-St. Joseph’s Home walk toward Josephine Theater for special screening of Walt Disney’s new movie, “Darby O’Gill and the Little People,” July 15, 1959. (MS 355: Z-0750-N-01)
Paul Goldsmith, veteran of the Indianapolis 500, drives a 1965 Plymouth Fury pace car at the head of a convoy of new 1965 automobiles for O.R. Mitchell Chrysler Center (background), 2800 Broadway, April 9, 1965. (MS 355: Z-0751-P-50202)
Red McCombs (right), president of Hemphill Ford, presents singing cowboy Rex Allen with keys to a Thunderbird for use as his official car during his appearances at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo, February 1962. (MS 355: Z-0751-E-01)
Actor Fess Parker on the Brackenridge Park skyride during his visit to city to participate in the “Tops in Talent Extravaganza,” August 1965. (MS 355: Z-0751-H-52390)
New Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant, 3018 Fredericksburg Road at Olmos Drive, March 1968. (MS 355: Z-0752-B-1147)