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The Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Services's exhibit "And Now a Message . . . A Century of American Advertising, 1830-1930" opens simultaneously in three cities: in Ontario, Canada at McMaster University; in St. Louis, Missouri at the Saint Louis Public Library; and at the Lincoln First National Bank in Rochester, New York.


  • And Now a Message: . . .A Century of American Advertising, 1830-1930 (Exhibition)
  • Smithsonian Institution) Traveling Exhibition Service


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1977, p. 12

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


August 27, 1977


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