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Silver stylized owl with radiant circles around its head, surrounded by a gold frame

Featured Advertisement: Electricity!

Posted by: Ellen Terrell

While doing research I got distracted by this wonderful advertisement published in the New York Tribune on October 5, 1920. It was an advertisement from the New York Edison Company touting the benefits of electricity, mostly for efficiency and safety, for businesses. But what really caught my attention was the hand drawn caricatures, for lack …