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Cigarette industry

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View Resource NYPL Digital Library: Cigarette Cards: ABCs

Back when smoking was a bit more socially acceptable, it was fairly easy to find elaborate cigarette or tobacco cards attached to premium tobacco products that depicted film stars, the sporting life, plants, animals, monuments, and military-related ephemera. For the most part, these cards featured illustrations on one side with related information and text on the other. This rather amazing digital...

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