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Guide to the New-York Historical Society Ephemera Collection
1800s-2010s
 PR 264

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Series V: Erotic advertising cards

Scope and Contents

Series V, Erotic advertising cards, includes loose paper cards advertising phone sex hotlines, adult establishments and the like. This material is extremely graphic. Photographer Andreas Feininger donated most of the items in Box 9 and 9A, including a dis-bound scrapbook of erotic advertisements. N-YHS staff collected some additional advertisement during the late 1980s and early 1990s. The material in box 10 was donated by the Schreyer family.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Erotic advertising cards
circa 1980's
Box: 9A Folder : 1 Phone sex advertisement
circa 1980's
Box: 9A Folder : 2-4 Scrapbook of erotic advertising cards (dis-bound)
circa 1980's
Box: 9A Folder : 5 Articles on phone sex trade
1989-1990
Box: 10 Erotic advertising cards and flyers
circa 1980's

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