Vintage Paper Ads
Running Short of Pennies in WWII
Posted by Administrator on 1/29/2014 to
Really interesting advertisement all about the shortage of pennies during WWII...
1943 Macy's Department Store Ad - Short of Pennies
Don't Bore Your Husband - Take A Stimulant!
Posted by Administrator on 1/22/2014 to
If you read through the text, you'll see...
and I found time to pretty up a little, too...
1971 Vivarin Stimulant Tablets Ad - Boring My Husband
You, too, can stack your cereal!
Posted by Administrator on 1/15/2014 to
I thought we weren't supposed to play with our food...
1966 General Mills Wheat Stax Cereal Ad - Can Stack!
Guns & Banks - A Natural Combination!
Posted by Administrator on 1/8/2014 to
I thought they usually tried to keep guns out of banks...
1981 Bank of Boulder Weatherby Mark V Rifle Ad
Girls are More at Risk to Fire?
Posted by Administrator on 1/3/2014 to
Apparently, girls spend more time indoors and wear more flammable clothing...
1948 National Board of Fire Underwriters Ad - Girls
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