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Mac Martin Advertising Agency

By: Lori Williamson | Item of the Day | February 7, 2019

Access has recently become available to some great audio-visual materials within manuscript collections. One of those collections is of the Mac Martin Advertising Agency. Established by Mac Martin in 1904, it became one of the largest advertising agencies in the country. Martin was a prominent figure in the advertising and business community of Minneapolis for more than fifty years.  

See the finding aid here for access to the AV materials!