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Aug. 2, 1896: An ad man, droll and dapper

Posted by: Ben Welter under Minnesota History Updated: August 1, 2012 - 10:01 PM
 
The Minneapolis Tribune combined this all-purpose illustration with an amusing two-liner that was making the rounds in the late 1890s:
"You think you understand the advertising business, do you?"

"Understand it? Why, I could keep any man's name before the public -- even if he were the vice president of the United States."

 

-- Brooklyn Life.

 

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