Hawaiian Record Ads

Our Hawaiian Record Ads are all up on Hamilton Library’s Flickr and Pinterest sites!

In 1898, the American music recording industry was developing, and the U.S. annexation of Hawaii brought attention to the future Aloha State. Hawaiian music was becoming popular in the U.S. and throughout the world, and ads about Hawaiian music records appeared in American newspapers in the first quarter of the 1900s.

Hawaiian Record Ads

https://www.flickr.com/photos/uhmlibrary/sets/72157633733899356

 

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