Daily Archives: September 8, 2009

1959: Biking to School

And here’s the rest of the 1959 reminder to drivers to be careful for children. This photo didn’t reproduce very well, I’m sorry to say; it was much better in the faded 1959 paper and was probably much, much better … Continue reading

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1959: Reminder: Do Not Squish Small Children

A red Mitsubishi ran a school bus stop arm today and I believe, got away clean, so I thought it worthwhile to post this 1959 warning to drivers to be careful of children crossing streets to get to school. This … Continue reading

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1944: Scottish Girl Advertises for Thrift

This Benson & Sorensen Dairy ad from 1944 uses a Scottish girl to advertise how thrifty drinking milk is. When did Scottish people become known for their thriftiness, anyway, and is it really proper to wear a bow tie with … Continue reading

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