You can not read the Afro-American or the Ledger without noticing the abundance of advertisements.  The following are images of advertisements that were run on a constant basis which tell us much about business, society,and life in Baltimore's African American communities.

Placing Advertisements

Attorney's at Law

Advertising in the Afro

Banks and Insurance Companies

Funeral Arrangements

Hair Grooming and Skin Care

Home Improvement

Medicines, Tonics, and Remedies

Tailor Made

Through the Eyes of the Baltimore Afro-American

Return to From Frederick to Thurgood

Prepared by Jonelle E. Cruse and Cahtale J. Joseph, August, 1998.

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