Comments for: Bangor poets wrote ad jingles for cash a century ago

Posted Dec. 08, 2013, at 1:51 p.m.

The Christmas shopping rush officially began the weekend after Thanksgiving a century ago just as it does today. The technology of getting out the shopping message, however, has changed dramatically since then. With no Internet, TV or radio, the chief advertising medium in Bangor was the city’s two daily newspapers. …

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