Saturday, October 10, 2015

Killer Beauty Aid from the Past

In the past, killer substances were used to improve one's appearance. This ad shows that cocaine was peddled to aid in improving one's hair growth and appearance. Notice the archaic spelling of cocaine as cocoaine. I must come out and tell you that I am NOT advising you to try this. If you have problems with your hair I would advise a good conditioner, Rogaine, or a consult with your stylist.

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I haven't been posting here very much and I'm sorry. I somethings think that I should shut down this blog but then I will find something of interest that I feel compelled to share with you. This is all for today.

Friday, July 3, 2015

In 1937, Advertising Meets Up with Cinderella

It's almost midnight and Cinderella needs to make her escape to home. What should she do? She needs to get in her car because Chevrolet will save the day! Here for your enjoyment is a 1937 advertising cartoon. Enjoy!

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Car Prices Have Really Gone Up

Cars are expensive today. Look at how much a new Studebaker Champion cost in 1940.

The Decatur Herald (Decatur, IL) 15Oct1940
From The Decatur Herald, (Decatur, IL), 15Oct1940, p 11.