Cornelius Van Vorst, ca.1620; 
Jersey City Free Public Library; Grover Cleveland Political Cartoon; 
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historical Site Collection Peter Lee, former slave, ca.1880; 
Hoboken Historical Photographs Collection; Farm Map of Hillsboro, Somerset County, 1860; 
Historical Maps of New Jersey Collection; Bathing Beauties, 1890-1930; 
American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Collection; Flag Salute, 1950; 
Seabrook Farms Collection;

Types of Ads: Don't believe everything they tell you!
Advertising has evolved greatly over the course of the twentieth century. It has pervaded both economic and social realms of society. This area of the website attempts to analyze the phenomenon, give examples, and note its effects on the consumer.
  1. What types of claims are being made in this ad and how could they be misleading to the public?
  2. What is your initial reaction to this ad and the claims it makes?
  3. Why would this ad not be found today?
Below is a newspaper article from the 1930's on an automobile maker's outrageous claims.
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