An Interesting Way to Advertise

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This item was recently used in the North Carolina Collection reading room. I couldn’t help but notice the attached advertisement (which, I suppose, is the point), and I really couldn’t help but notice the service it offered.

2 thoughts on “An Interesting Way to Advertise”

  1. My grandfather was a funeral director in SC starting in the 1940s and I remember his stories about being an ambulance driver while working for the funeral home. And if memory serves, I think they kept a separate ambulance vehicle (they didn’t use the hearse) to pick up sick people.

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