New Yorker Magazine, Inc.: If You Don't Like New York Why Don't You Go Back To Where You Came From? campaign

James Thurber wrote in The Years With Ross, his memoir of Harold Ross, editor of the New Yorker, that the magazine "was the outstanding flop of 1925, a year of memorable successes in literature, music, and entertainment, and the only flop that kept on going." Struggling to establish itself in a competitive magazine market, the New Yorker published its first issue in late February 1925 with 15,000 copies.

New Yorker Magazine, Inc.: If You Don't Like New York Why Don't You Go Back To Where You Came From? campaign

Lolly Ockerstrom

Overview

James Thurber wrote in The Years With Ross, his memoir of Harold Ross, editor of the New Yorker, that the magazine...