In 1930, Ruth Woodman created a 30 minute American radio and television anthology under the sponsorship of Pacific Coast Borax Company, aka U.S. Borax Company, and named it Death Valley Days. The series later on became the most successful syndicated television series ever. The series featured real stories of the old American West, specifically in the area of Death Valley. The series ended by 1945 but it was revived in 1952 as a syndicated television series. The revived version of Death Valley Days ended in year 1975.