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Women in Advertising

A Research Guide to manuscript / archival collections related to women in advertising in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

Images from the Schlesinger Library

Model dressed in a suit and posed next to a Ford sedan ca. 1938-1945.  Harold Haliday Costain (n.d.), photographer, Free-Lance Photographer's Guild (n.d.), photographer.


Barbie doll circa 1961-1966.


Spanish language advertisements for Pinkham Vegetable Compound.

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