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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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1932 Unemployed line up for food at Yonge St Mission, Toronto

1932 Unemployed line up for food at Yonge St Mission, Toronto | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

"Free Breakfast for Men"

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Escaped slaves helped build T.O. Ever wonder why the TTC colours are red and yellow?

Escaped slaves helped build T.O. Ever wonder why the TTC colours are red and yellow? | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

As part of 2007 tribute to Black History Month, the Star presents Part 2 of a three-part excerpt from I've Got a Home In Glory Land, Karolyn Smardz Frost's remarkable tale of the Underground Railroad. ( A great book!)

 

A bit about Thornton and Lucie Blackburn

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Cold War Toronto The mystery of the air raid sirens

Cold War Toronto The mystery of the air raid sirens | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
"It's a neat thing to look at," says Claire Bryden, referring to the air raid siren near the corner of Dundas St. W. and Shaw St., a remnant of Toronto's age of atomic anxiety. The sturdy, horn-shaped siren rests on a rusting column on the...
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