• An Ad a Day

    One year ago - By The Fabuleous Fifties

    Saturday Advertising Leftovers.
    A couple of years ago I got several bound newspaper books. Over the last year I have been cutting up some of them and selling the remains on Ebay. The most interesting takeaway from this is how many cartoons and cartoonlike illustrations could be found on your regular daily newspaper page between 1935 and 1955. I have already shown a lot of Sunday newspaper ads (especially from the late forties and fifties), but they had their daily counterparts as well. On the aberage comic strip page, one day a week some extra room was saved for a daily newspaper ad, and...
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