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Big Tobacco in the Big Apple

How New York City Became the Heart of the Tobacco Industry
…and Anti Smoking Activism

The Essence of New York City: Gilt By Association

The Glamor and Sophistication of New York City in Cigarette Advertising (0:25)

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“…and at Delmonicos”

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Fatima
Liggett & Meyers Tobacco Co.
1920

“The Waldorf-Historia suggests…”

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Pall Mall
American Cigarette & Cigar Co.
1940

“When you’re at New York’s Ritz Carlton”

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Webster Cigars
Webster Tobacco Company

In New York City it’s ABC

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Chesterfield
Liggett & Meyers Tobacco Co.
1946

Ol’ Judge Robbins at the Radio City skating rink

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Prince Albert
The Tobacco Leaf
March 25, 1939

“Special Edition New York World’s Fair”

Magazine
The State: A Weekly Survey of North Carolina

General Cigar “Hall of Magic”

Postcard
General Cigar
New York World’s Fair 1964-65
1964

“The Rainbow Room … Get a Lift with a Camel”

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Camel
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
1937

Tomorrow’s Work – The Tobacco Industry

Pamphlet
National Youth Administration
New York World’s Fair
1939

“American Tobacco Company … Beech-Nut Packing Company”

Book
First Edition Official Guide Book
New York World’s Fair
1939

Have a Look at Luckies in the Making

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Lucky Strike
The American Tobacco Co.
1939

“Nothing else will do”

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Chesterfield
Liggett & Meyers Tobacco Co.
Infantile Paralysis Fight Magazine
1939

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