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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

Iconic Landmarks

New York’s Famed Skyline

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Fifth Avenue

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Fifth Avenue
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Fifth Avenue

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Fifth Avenue
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They are smoking them everywhere

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Robert Burns Cigarillos
Robert Burns
1950

New York city lights

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Philip Morris
2000

“A new High in Quality for the Smart Smoker”

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Hi-De-Ho
G.E. Fogle
1933

NYC Smokers rise above the rest

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Camel Snus
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
The Village Voice
June, 2011

“A Good Taste that comes from the United States”

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Winston
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
1971

Kent. La Cigarette U.S. Internationale

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Kent
Lorillard Tobacco Co.
1982

“The proud smoke, product of a proud land.”

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L&M
Liggett & Meyers Tobacco Co.
1979

Lucky Strike. Nothing Else.

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Lucky Strike
R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

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