~ The Book of This and That, by Robert Lynd, 1915

~ The Book of This and That, by Robert Lynd, 1915

Tags: 1915 retro

~ How To Take Care of a Wife, Melville C. Keith, M.D., 1908

~ How To Take Care of a Wife, Melville C. Keith, M.D., 1908

~ Linia Belt, 1940via Flickr

~ Linia Belt, 1940
via Flickr

~ Creolin, August 1936via Flickr

~ Creolin, August 1936
via Flickr

~ Southern Illinois Record, July 2, 1914

~ Southern Illinois Record, July 2, 1914

~ Volkswagen, 1963"Women are soft and gentle, but they hit things."

~ Volkswagen, 1963

"Women are soft and gentle, but they hit things."

(Source: retro-advertising)

~ Camay, 1934"How often you sense that people are looking at you, judging your beauty! Whether they glance at you guardedly, or turn to search your face quite openly, you feel instinctively that you are in a never-ending Beauty Contest."

~ Camay, 1934

"How often you sense that people are looking at you, judging your beauty! Whether they glance at you guardedly, or turn to search your face quite openly, you feel instinctively that you are in a never-ending Beauty Contest."

(Source: retro-advertising)

~ Zundel Sanitary Toilet Chair, c. 1925 - 1929
~ Vivilore: The Pathway To Mental and Physical Perfection, Mary Ries Melendy, 1904

~ Vivilore: The Pathway To Mental and Physical Perfection, Mary Ries Melendy, 1904

~ Gallup Poll, November 16, 1962 via Twitter / HistOpinion

~ Gallup Poll, November 16, 1962
via Twitter / HistOpinion

~ Dunn’s Music Store,  El Paso Herald, October 24, 1916
via Library of Congress"Do you ukelele? … When you ukelele, you tie more than his heart; you bind him hand and foot, the ukelele players say."

~ Dunn’s Music Store, El Paso Herald, October 24, 1916
via Library of Congress

"Do you ukelele? … When you ukelele, you tie more than his heart; you bind him hand and foot, the ukelele players say."

heck-yeah-old-tech:

~ Postum, November 1958

heck-yeah-old-tech:

~ Postum, November 1958
~ Pitfalls in English and How to Avoid Them, by Sophie C. Hadida, 1927

~ Pitfalls in English and How to Avoid Them, by Sophie C. Hadida, 1927

~ General Electric, April 1941  via  Flickr"Today, for most of us, the mixture of food and kerosene odor has ceased to be a problem. More and more of our food, packed by electric machines, comes to us in sanitary containers."

~ General Electric, April 1941 
via Flickr

"Today, for most of us, the mixture of food and kerosene odor has ceased to be a problem. More and more of our food, packed by electric machines, comes to us in sanitary containers."

~ The Psychology of Mental Disorders, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1928

~ The Psychology of Mental Disorders, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1928