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Envy not thy neighbor.

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Envy not thy neighbor.


Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

African-American Advertising

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1911-10-05
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-Adv
Eating & drinking
African Americans
African Americans -- Children
Newspapers and children
Smoking -- 1900-1999
Ethnic stereotypes
Content : Printed on image: "Who, seeing that Life is beginning to issue inside pictures in color, betaketh of himself forthwith to his local bank and, drawing one dollar bill from his store, therewith attacheth his name and address to a Life coupon, and straightway is rewarded for his slight trouble by a unique sensation. He, meseemeth, is ahead of the one week, but thou mayest catch up at once if thou followest his example. The coupon below hath been thoughtfully placed on this page for thy especial benefit. Life is now selling like a house afire." "532" Includes additional text.

Source identifier: LIFE (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Line photoengravings
Extent: 1 print : b ; 26 x 21 cm. (10 1/4 x 8 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix : 1686808
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b17180925
Barcode : 33333159328414
UUID: 98cff010-c52e-012f-bb5e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Envy not thy neighbor." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1911-10-05. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb8b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Envy not thy neighbor." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb8b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1911-10-05). Envy not thy neighbor. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb8b-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Envy not thy neighbor.