Daily Archives: December 28, 2009

1959: Give the Holy Bible for Christmas

Yes, I know, Christmas is over, but I have some extra Christmas ads from earlier in December, so bear with me. This 1959 advertisement from Herbert’s, (a Rexall pharmacy) advises people to give the Holy Bible for Christmas.

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1944: Stressed from the Holidays and the War? Drink Milk!

Benson & Sorensen Dairy recommended people should drink a quart of milk a day in 1944, and I think I spy a World War II reference in the ad. Milk "provides extra food energy which you need especially in these … Continue reading

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1934: Santa to Appear in Worthington, Terrify Children

I’m guessing it’s just the poor scanning job I did on this advertisement for a Santa appearance in Worthington in 1934, but this Santa looks kinda scary to me. After a wacky holiday, Reprint is back. I’ll try to post … Continue reading

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