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Uncle Sam collectibles help us remember Veterans Day

Uncle Sam isn’t usually pictured smoking a pipe, but this advertising poster from about 1910 is praising a tobacco product. This 36- by 46-inch framed paper sign would be appraised today for about $3,500.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 8, 2015 14:02
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Exxon Inquiry Both Mirrors and Contrasts With Tobacco Industry Case

“The issue with Exxon, just as it was with tobacco, is what did they know and when did they know it,” Mr. Tierney said. “If internal documents at Exxon show that they deliberately misled consumers and investors, then Exxon has potential liability.” But,
New York Times
added Nov 7, 2015 15:36

The Titanic is sinking...make mine a double! Funny and fascinating stories you never heard from the world's most famous events

FASCINATING FOOTNOTES FROM HISTORY by Giles Milton...the Hindenburg disaster...Milton does quote the smoking rules on board: 'Smoking is confined to the smoking salon, where all the accessories for the smoker are at hand.' And then adds that the ship was
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:07

[North Carolina] Historic Reynolds building will be known as Kimpton Cardinal Hotel

The “Grand Old Lady” of downtown Winston-Salem has a new name — Kimpton Cardinal Hotel — and a debut date of February. Kimpton Hotel & Restaurants confirmed Thursday it will operate a 174-room boutique hotel on the bottom six floors of the historic forme
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 6, 2015 20:42

[North Carolina] The Trading Cards That Sold Tobacco

the Rubenstein Library’s new digital collection of advertising materials from W. Duke, Sons & Co. has trading cards of just about everyone else of note. The great boxer Jack Johnson is in the collection, as are Benjamin Franklin and Martha Washington. Th
Duke University News Service
added Nov 7, 2015 02:34

[Australia] The story of Dr Nigel Gray vs Big Tobacco: a masterclass in advocacy

researcher Professor David Hill paid homage at the recent 2015 Oceanic Tobacco Control conference in Perth to his former colleague Dr Nigel Gray, regarded by many as the ‘father of tobacco control globally as well as in Australia”.
The Power to Persuade (blog) (au)
added Nov 6, 2015 21:01

Smoking, silver service food trolleys and Hugh Hefner lounging on rugs in his 'Big Bunny' plane: Remarkable black-and-white images show how glamorous air travel for both the public and celebrities used to be

The images are also a reminder that health and safety rules used to be far more relaxed, with smoking allowed inside the cabin during flights.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 27, 2015 12:42


Camel was the first brand to become nationally popular. Coincidentally, Camels pioneered the now almost universal 20-cigarette pack. By 1919, with increasing advertising and product availability, cigarettes overtook pipe tobacco in the number of pounds co
U.S. Census Bureau
added Oct 25, 2015 19:44
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[UK] Fascinating images of RMS Queen Mary surface after 80 years revealing the building and fitting out of the famously opulent transatlantic liner

The first class lounge (left) was frequented by many famous superstars, as was the first class smoking room (right)
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 23, 2015 19:12

[Spain] La Gota Cultural Center and Tobacco Museum

The geometry of the building was inspired by the structure of the tobacco plant and principles of equality and diversity that are seen in their leaves: they are similar but different at the same time. The building contains a core for vertical connections
Architect Magazine
added Jan 6, 2016 15:58
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