1985: Oh, Just Put A Bag Over Your Head Already

Another Daily Globe house ad, this one from 1985, features a guy with a grocery bag over his head. It’s definitely weirdly eye-catching.

1960: Give Mother Sparklies This Mother’s Day

I love the sparklies and stars illustrating this 1960 Hallmark Mother’s Day card ad from Herbert’s. Next post at 6 p.m.

1945: Armed Forces Have New Policy For Surviving Sons

If you were a sole surviving child, you would be shifted to nonhazardous duty in 1945, if the serviceman or his immediate family requested it. Next post at 11 a.m.