“Now I’ll be the mama!” These slightly terrifying ads featuring giant babies and tiny mothers are for Johnson’s Baby Oil & Baby Powder. They date from 1944-48.
“Don’t rob yourself of comfort in action!” These ads for Modess sanitary napkins date from 1940-46.
“There’s beauty in the air!” These ads for Coty cosmetics date from 1942-47. They were illustrated by Carl Erickson.
“And best of all… it’s Milliken!” These ads for Milliken women’s fashions date from 1947-49.
“New sizes! New shapes! New pleasure!” These ads for Blackstone Cigars date from 1944-45.
“Candy’s dandy…keep it handy!” These ads by the The Council on Candy of the National Confectioners Association date from 1946-47. Featuring illustrations by Vernon Grant, the ad campaign encouraged Americans to eat candy for energy.
“From now on – it’s Chelsea!” These ads for Chelsea cigarettes date from 1945-46.
These ads for I. Magnin women’s fashions date from 1947-48.
“C is for Cat…and so is Puss ‘n Boots”These ads for Puss ‘n Boots cat food date from 1947-48, with illustrations by Feodor Rojankovsky.
“Rub and relax with Mifflin!”These ads for rubbing alcohol Mifflin date from 1940-44.
“I’m a girl who can’t say no!”These ads for indigestion remedy Pepto-Bismol date from 1940-47.
“A woman never forgets a man who remembers!”Here’s some vintage Whitman’s Chocolates adverts from 1941-51.
“Gifts that say Merry Christmas with every puff!”Here’s some vintage cigarette adverts from the 1940’s and 1950’s with Santa pushing the smokes.
“It’s Aralac!”These black and white ads are for a fabric called Aralac and featured womenswear by a variety of designers. They date from 1945-46.
“The worlds greatest name in women’s shoes.” These ads for Style-EEZ by Selby Shoes date between 1938-40.
“Tasty, tempting, delicious!” These ads for Trolls mint sweets are all from 1946.
“The finest woollens in the world.”This long running ad campaign by Forstmann Woolen Company dates from 1944-56, and ran from September to April each year. The ads had a background of three swathes of fabric with a model wearing clothes made from them.
“Loomed For You”This ad campaign by Forstmann Woolen Company dates from 1943-44. Each ad was participially framed with woollen fabric.
“For Lines That Live”This ad campaign by Forstmann Woollen Company dates from 1941-42. Each ad featured a selection of black and white photographs of the same outfit from a different shoot.
“Why be the goat every time you light your pipe?” These ads for Bond Street tobacco date from 1942-44.
“Do war nerves make you smoke too much?” These ads for Juleps cigarettes are from 1942, most of which had a WWII theme.
“From here to victory, it’s Chesterfield.” These ads for Chesterfield cigarettes date from 1942-45, and all had a WWII theme.
“The way to more smoking pleasure.” These ads for Chesterfield cigarettes date from 1940-42.
“Campus tested! Campus approved!”These ads for Bates bedding and matching draperies are from 1941-49.
“Soft as whispers… your hands thrill him as they touch his face.”These ads for Trushay hand lotion are from 1944-46.
“She looks like a million… but she hasn’t much sense!” These ad’s for Colgate toothpaste date from 1940. This comic strip style continued for several years.
“Feel fresh as a wind-whipped white cap!” These ad’s for Squibb toothpaste date from 1940.