Archive for October 20th, 2009

On this day in 1928: Exemplifying the cigarette industry’s effort to win over women, a full-page ad in Progressive Farmer magazine offers this testimonial from Amelia Earhart: “Lucky Strikes were the cigarettes carried on the Friendship when she crossed the Atlantic. They were smoked continuously from Trepassey [Newfoundland] to Wales. I think nothing else helped […]

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Another interesting image from the North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives. Image Details: “Turbines inside the power station at High Rock Dam on the Yadkin River,” image copied from a print supplied by H. Lee Waters of Lexington, NC. [88-292]

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