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Advertising in the Age of Industrialization

As the McLaughlin Carriage Company grew, it relied on the increasingly sophisticated tools of advertising to engineer consent for industrialization in Oshawa. This talk will explore the relationship between industrialization and visual display in Oshawa after the turn of the twentieth century. 

This event was held on July 2, 2020.

Speaker Bio

Amanda Robinson is an Academic Associate in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. Her research explores the role of visual culture in mediating technological change in Oshawa, Ontario during the Industrial Revolution.