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NHD States-- Making Headlines: The Newsboys Strike of 1899 - YouTube

Newspaper boys ("newsies") working the streets, taking a "cig .photo is by Lewis Hine

Michael McNelis, Newsboy, Age 8

Michael McNelis, Newsboy, Age 8

What is a Irish Wool Newsboy Scally Caps? Have you ever seen those newsboys from the with their duckbill hats with the ear flats running.

1950s newsboys - Google Search

1950s newsboys - Google Search

NYC 1890, newsboy.

America's Gilded Age era - in NYC, A young Newsboy - "Newsie" selling the "New York Journal" newspaper, on the street.

Retro Vintage Christmas

Make it a Happy-Go-Lucky Christmas! / a car full of celebrities in vintage ad for Lucky Strike cigarettes

But for those of use who live in the new era of the tobacco advertising ban it is easy to forget the cynicism and shamelessness of tobacco marketing in the golden era of the 30's 40's and 50's. Below is a selection of some of the very worst, taken from the extensive collection lovingly archived by the Stanford School of Medicine.

Lucky Strike cigarettes: “Scientific tests prove Lucky Strike milder than any other principal brand! Marlene Dietrich says 'I smoke a smooth cigarette - Lucky Strike! - Lucky Strike Means Fine Tobacco”