New York City Bar New Exhibit

The New York City Bar announced the opening of a new exhibit titled “Before Mad Men” Advertising in 19th Century New York.

The New York City Bar has an extensive collection of business directories from the 19th century. Many of these books contain vintage advertisements that open a window to a city that was on the verge of greatness. This nostalgic tour takes a look at how small businesses and innovative entrepreneurs shaped the landscape of New York and built the foundation for the city to become the economic capital of the world.

Some of the other featured exhibits include:
The Ultimate Penalty
Crimes of Passion
Women and the Law
Slavery in the Courts
Hail to the Chiefs

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