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Birth of Truth In Advertising

 
 
Birth of Truth In Advertising Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pat Filippone, November 24, 2016
1. Birth of Truth In Advertising Marker
Inscription. The Associated Advertising Clubs of America met at Galt House, on this site, for their fifth annual convention, 1909. Led by Samuel C. Dobbs, the convention took united action to challenge false advertising. This stand began concept of the Better Business Bureau. By 1918, the Louisville Better Business Bureau, third in the nation, received its charter.
 
Erected by Kentucky Historical Society Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1664.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 15.376′ N, 85° 45.116′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and First Street on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville KY 40202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Galt House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Visitors at Louisville Wharf (approx. mile away); Kentucky Fugitives to Canada (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / York (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Bloody Monday" / American (Know-Nothing) Party (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away in Indiana); Hannah Toliver (approx. 1.1 miles away in Indiana); General LaFayette (approx. 1.4 miles away in Indiana). Click for a list of all markers in Louisville.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. This page has been viewed 260 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on , by Pat Filippone of Stockton, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on January 10, 2017.
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