From the Archives

From the archives

Photographic gems that chronicle Boston’s past

With the last season of “Mad Men” upon us, a look at past print advertisements seemed well-deserved — and turned out to be quite entertaining. The images and text reflect how our culture and attitudes have changed throughout the years, often in a manner jarring for someone looking at them decades later. Many more products, such as tobacco, were promoted in the paper daily, displaying various forms of persuasion.