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Madison Avenue

(Encyclopedia) Madison Avenue, celebrated street of Manhattan, borough of New York City. It runs from Madison Square (23d St.) to the Madison Bridge over the Harlem River (138th St.).…

advertising

(Encyclopedia) advertising, in general, any openly sponsored offering of goods, services, or ideas through any medium of public communication. At its inception advertising was merely an…

Ogilvy, David Mackenzie

(Encyclopedia) Ogilvy, David Mackenzie, 1911–99, British-American advertising executive. He was a chef in Paris and a door-to-door salesman before entering advertising, becoming an…

Whitney Museum of American Art

(Encyclopedia) Whitney Museum of American Art, in New York City, founded in 1930 by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney with a core group of 700 artworks, many from her own collection. The…

NASCAR

(Encyclopedia) NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing), organization that sanctions American stock-car races, est. 1948. It held its first race in Daytona Beach, Fla.,…

New York Public Library

(Encyclopedia) New York Public Library, free library supported by private endowments and gifts and by the city and state of New York. It is the one of largest libraries in the world.…

Conrad Bloom

NBC Monday 8:30–9:00 p.m.; canceled Cast: Mark Feuerstein, Linda Lavin, Paula Newsome, Jenica Bergere and Steve Landesberg Madison Avenue ad executive Conrad Bloom (Feuerstein)…

Estée Lauder Biography

Estée Lauder(Josephine Esther Mentzer)beautician, business executiveBorn: 1906Birthplace: Corona, Queens, N.Y. With her husband, Joseph Lauder, she developed a line of cosmetics but was…

Charles Aubrey EATON, Congress, NJ (1868-1953)

EATON, Charles Aubrey, (uncle of William Robb Eaton), a Representative from New Jersey; born in Nova Scotia March 29, 1868; attended the public schools; was graduated from Acadia University,…