18 July 2013 @ 08:19 pm
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27 June 2014 @ 06:13 am
FYI this is for VEB Wolfen, an East German company, but ran in a Polish magazine.

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"It's never too early to discover the world."
LTU: LTU Lufttransport-Unternehmen GmbH was an airline with its head office in Halle 8 at Düsseldorf International Airport in Düsseldorf, Germany; it is now fully owned by Air Berlin. The initials stand for the German phrase LuftTransport-Unternehmen. (Wikipedia)
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22 April 2014 @ 12:04 am
Grow some baby heads!

Johnson's Baby Powder, 1921
 
 
 
20 January 2014 @ 03:18 pm
Children in vintage american ad (late 19th — early 20th century).

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15 November 2013 @ 09:57 pm
At first, you think "aww," but if you look more closely you can see that neither Dad nor Baby really seem into it.

Quorum Dec 1990 TM
 
 
 
 
04 August 2013 @ 07:31 pm
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Full size (legible and very worth reading) HERE.
 
 
22 June 2013 @ 03:16 pm
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Mr. Livermore: We must rid our speech of slang. Now besides okay, I want you all to promise me that there are two words that you will never use. One of these is swell, and the other one is lousy.

Lucy: Okay, what are they?

Mr. Livermore: One of them is swell, and the other one is lousy.

Fred: Well, give us the lousy one first.


“Lucy Hires an English Tutor,” I Love Lucy, December 29, 1952.
 
 
03 May 2013 @ 12:59 pm
Gibbs Underwear for Kids, 1954

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This ad has a baby, brothers and sisters (or, brothers, anyway) and underwear!

http://www.holidayinsights.com/moreholidays/may.htm

Spencers WM Mar 87
 
 
26 April 2013 @ 11:46 pm
Man we should have bought back Story day for this! http://library.thinkquest.org/2886/apr.htm

Will your baby's album tell as good a story as Dick's?
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29 December 2012 @ 10:03 am
How many of us knew that the word pablum came from a trademarked infant cereal?

life Sep 28, 1953 pablum baby cereal
 
 
28 December 2012 @ 11:09 am
[Edited to fit weekend event theme--kinda.]

Other than the murderous look in her eyes, this next one seems creepy because I think she' Honey BooBoo n a previous incarnation. She must have picked up a lot of karma during the last go around starting with cutting the brake line on her parents' rental car. EAVE ME WITH A SITTER WHILE YOU TWO GO OUT TO DINNER, WILL YOU? WE'LL SEE ABOUT THAT! HA HA HA HAAA

Hertz Life 10-15-1956

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Plus, I will be posting a non-ad in the comments that fits the genre. 
 
 
28 December 2012 @ 11:07 am
"...costs so much less than prepared formulas."

life jan 24 1955 carnation milk formula baby
 
 
life feb 7 1955 playtex socially acceptable baby

I think this is about preventing leaks and odors but I posted this because when I came across it it made me think of babies writing thank-you notes and knowing what a fish fork looks like.