~ Keeping Up With Teen-Agers, by Evelyn Millis Duvall, 1947

~ Keeping Up With Teen-Agers, by Evelyn Millis Duvall, 1947

~ American Institute of Public Opinion survey, 1941via Historical OpinionRecommended: the Historical Opinion twitter for more opinions from history.

~ American Institute of Public Opinion survey, 1941
via Historical Opinion

Recommended: the Historical Opinion twitter for more opinions from history.

~ Lana Lobell catalog, “Summer Symphony of Fashions,”  1955via Reminisce.com

~ Lana Lobell catalog, “Summer Symphony of Fashions,” 1955
via Reminisce.com

~ Etiquette, Jr., by Mary Elizabeth Clark and Margery Closey Quigley, 1965

~ Etiquette, Jr., by Mary Elizabeth Clark and Margery Closey Quigley, 1965

~ Vivilore: The Pathway To Mental and Physical Perfection, Mary Ries Melendy, 1904
~ Modern Telephone Service for the Home, 1920
~ How Girls Can Help Their Country, W. J. Hoxie, 1913
~ The Southern Illinois Record, March 5, 1914via Illinois Digital Archive

~ The Southern Illinois Record, March 5, 1914
via Illinois Digital Archive

~ Manners in Business, Elizabeth Gregg MacGibbon, 1936

~ Manners in Business, Elizabeth Gregg MacGibbon, 1936

~ San Francisco Blue Book, 1924
~ DeSolla & Company, Asbestos Goods of All Kinds, 1901 via University of Washington University Library

~ DeSolla & Company, Asbestos Goods of All Kinds, 1901 
via University of Washington University Library

~ The Nervous Housewife, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1920

~ The Nervous Housewife, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1920

~ Advertising and Selling Fortnightly, 1925

Advertising and brand recognition across different forms of media are so universal today that we forget this was once a new concept. Here is Photoplay Magazine illustrating the idea that what people saw on screen and in magazines would impact what they eventually bought.

~ A Desk-Book of Errors in English Including Notes on Colloquialisms and Slang to be Avoided in Conversation, by Frank H. Vizetelly, 1920

~ A Desk-Book of Errors in English Including Notes on Colloquialisms and Slang to be Avoided in Conversation, by Frank H. Vizetelly, 1920

~ Westinghouse Leisure Line of Electric Home Appliances, 1941via Flickr"There’s no better way to keep young than to live electrically - the Westinghouse way.”

~ Westinghouse Leisure Line of Electric Home Appliances, 1941
via Flickr

"There’s no better way to keep young than to live electrically - the Westinghouse way.”