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History of the Smiley Face
Richard Ball, co-owner of an advertising and public relations firm in Worcester, designed the Smiley Face in 1963 to help ease the acrimonious aftermath following the merger of two insurance companies.
Harvey Richard Ball
A vice president ordered a "friendship campaign" to ease tensions between the bickering workers and hired Richard Ball to come up with a suitable graphic for a button.
The Peace Symbol
The smiley face button fad took root in the early 1970s.
The Smiley Stamp
Harvey Ball dies, April 12 2001
The Straight Dope, "Who invented the Smiley Face?"
Harvey Ball's "The World Smile Organization"
Press release, US Post commemorates with a smiley stamp
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