“Give American toys to American girls and boys.” This ad by The American Toy Institute is from Christmas 1949. Following the ad were three pages full of various American manufactured toys.
“New laminating process gives you quality where it counts – on the surface!” These ads for various recording from Columbia Records “Masterworks” collection date from 1942-43.
“Brushing puts a gleam in your hair.” These ads for Du Pont hair brushes date from 1946-48 and featured lovely ladies brushing their luxurious locks.
“Anybody can have a better figure!” These black & white illustrated ads for Jantsen girdles and panty-girdles are from 1947-50. The artwork was by Pete Hawley.
“Furs, plaids and bold colours spice men’s fashions for fall ’72.” Ebony magazine’s September 1972 fashion shoot for men was based around layering different colours, patterns and fabrics. And plaid. Lots of plaid.
“A lovelier brush for lovelier hair!” These ads for Pro-phy-lac-tic “Jewelite” hair brushes date from 1945-49.