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Win $20,000 cash prize. Liberty Line Logo Contest
Go to chicagotribune.com <http://www.chicagotribune.com> for full
details and entry form.
NEW YORK -- December 16, 1999 -- On Thursday, December 16, 1999, the
Liberty Library Corporation launched an international logo contest in
honor of the original Liberty magazine's 75th birthday. Liberty
(1924-50) is an American classic filled with contributions by the best
artists and writers of the 20th century. The spirit of the Liberty
era is reborn for the new millennium with a new franchise, the Liberty
Line. The winning logo will be used commercially to graphically
identify the new Liberty Line products inspired by the art and writing
All amateur and professional artists are encouraged to enter the
Liberty Line Logo Contest. Winner will be awarded a $20,000 cash
prize on May 10, 2000 via a high profile publicity campaign. The
Chicago Tribune is the online host and place of entry for the contest
from December 16, 1999 to March 3, 2000. Go to chicagotribune.com
<http://www.chicagotribune.com> for full details and entry form.
Liberty first hit the newsstands on May 10, 1924. It was founded by
the publishers of the Chicago Tribune and New York Daily News, Robert
McCormick and Joseph Patterson, respectively. To find a name for
their new and colorful general interest magazine, they ran a contest
in their newspapers. They received over 1.4 million entries from 31
countries. The winning name, Liberty, came from a man in Ohio who was
awarded the cash prize of $20,000.
In celebrating the spirit of Liberty, the Liberty Line creates a
similar contest to find its logo. This unique and exciting franchise
will bring a more glamorous, more elegant, more fun-loving time to a
The vast archive of copyrighted materials is in the Liberty Library in
Rye, New York. It includes thousands of: articles and stories,
brilliant full-color covers, fantastic illustrations, classic
advertisements, hysterical cartoons, and elegant fashion designs from
the '20s, '30s and '40s. The owner of the Liberty Library Corporation
is available for interviews.
Contest administration and promotion is being handled by Signatures
Network and All Media Entertainment. Signatures Network, formerly
Sony Signatures, is a leader in the music and entertainment licensing
and event merchandising business since 1993 and holds the rights to
market and license over 100 high profile artists, entertainers and
celebrities. All Media Entertainment is a merchandising and marketing
company with publishing, film and television affiliations. AME has
offices in New York and Los Angeles, and is the exclusive
representative of Signatures Network for both the Liberty Library
Corporation and Ripley Entertainment.