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Midcentury Modern and a half-naked lab assistant

Summitville Tiles, Inc., 1957

Check out the room in the background - apart from the Centaur, it looks groovy.  The language teacher in me is also intrigued by the non-plural-yet-plural "wherever interior tile are used".  Tiles are/ Tile is both work, curiously, so at least today it's one of a small group that can be both count and non-count, but I've not seen it used as a non-plural (e.g., sheep, deer, fish, etc.) /boring aside
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Another classic Summitville Tiles ad lies behind the cut.

Summitville Tiles, Inc. 1961  via sandiv999 at flickr

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Tags: 1950s, 1957, 1960s, 1961, chemicals, furnishings, industry, sexism
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