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Checker Advertising Strategy by Joe Fay

If you’re a baby boomer and you try to think of the many ways you saw Checker advertised in the sixties and seventies, you probably don’t remember any, certainly not  TV commercials, I can’t remember any.  How did Checker advertise? Print magazines was the main media...

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Last Working Fleet of Checkers For Sale

On July 27th 1999, New York Times reporter Jodi Wilgoren penned the article “Last New York Checker Turns Off the Meter for Good”.  The article described taxicab driver Earl Johnson’s last day driving his Checker, the last Checker taxicab licensed by the New York’s...

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This group is dedicated to the preservation vintage of Checker cabs produced from 1922 through 1982. The Internet Checker Taxicab Archive is the largest online club, featuring more than 3000 items in the digital archive, and more being added every week. We invite you to view the archives, learn about the history of Checker Cab, download photos and newsletters, and join the online group. All of the resources, content, and groups on this site are free to access and/or join. Our goal is to create the largest free online resource and community for Checker Cab fans.

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