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This month in Harvard history

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February 1943 – With an eye toward the postwar world, the Business School launches a research project on the role of local radio advertising in the marketing of peacetime products nationwide. Plans include making the results available to retailers, service operators, local manufacturers, radio stations, and advertising agencies.

Feb. 22, 1945 – At the Fogg Museum, the Harvard University Committee on Inter-American Relations hosts a reception for Brazilian composer Heitor Villa-Lobos, who had conducted the Boston Symphony in a Sanders Theatre concert devoted entirely to his music on Feb. 21.

– From the Harvard Historical Calendar, a database compiled by Marvin Hightower