~ Eveready Flashlights & Batteries, 1927via Flickr"There’s Mother. She’ll use it to find things in dark closets and hunt for jam in the cellar, and for protection when she steps out in the dark of night."

~ Eveready Flashlights & Batteries, 1927
via Flickr

"There’s Mother. She’ll use it to find things in dark closets and hunt for jam in the cellar, and for protection when she steps out in the dark of night."

~ Seagram’s V.O. Canadian Whisky, 1944via Flickr"Your Facsimile Newspaper of Tomorrow!Ready for you when you wake up, your newspaper of the future will be printed through the night - in tabloid size, on a continuous roll. You will bring yourself up-to-the-minute on the highlights of the news…by seeing what is happening on the television screen of the same machine.”

~ Seagram’s V.O. Canadian Whisky, 1944
via Flickr

"Your Facsimile Newspaper of Tomorrow!
Ready for you when you wake up, your newspaper of the future will be printed through the night - in tabloid size, on a continuous roll. You will bring yourself up-to-the-minute on the highlights of the news…by seeing what is happening on the television screen of the same machine.”


~ New Departure Ball Bearings, 1956

"TOMORROW: Get your travel information, accommodations, and tickets in an instant - electronically! …. When Trip-a-matic becomes a reality, its designers will look to New Departure for ball bearings of unerring accuracy…"

~ New Departure Ball Bearings, 1956

"TOMORROW: Get your travel information, accommodations, and tickets in an instant - electronically! …. When Trip-a-matic becomes a reality, its designers will look to New Departure for ball bearings of unerring accuracy…"

(via vintascope)

~ c. 1932via Wolfsonian-Florida International University
~ Bell Telephone Magazine, 1966via internet archive"We have learned that a computer is not just another piece of hardware, a bigger and better desk top calculating machine."

~ Bell Telephone Magazine, 1966
via internet archive

"We have learned that a computer is not just another piece of hardware, a bigger and better desk top calculating machine."

~ Sausalito News,  April  17, 1909via California Digital Newspaper Collection"All of the material needed to build the very best rural telephone line will cost you and your neighbors only about as much as two or three sheep."

~ Sausalito News, April 17, 1909
via California Digital Newspaper Collection

"All of the material needed to build the very best rural telephone line will cost you and your neighbors only about as much as two or three sheep."

~ The Telephone and How We Use It, 1951via Classic Rotary Phones"You do not have to shout. Speak as though the other person were in the same room."

~ The Telephone and How We Use It, 1951
via Classic Rotary Phones

"You do not have to shout. Speak as though the other person were in the same room."

~ The Arcadia Journal - December 8, 1917

~ The Arcadia Journal - December 8, 1917

~ The American Magazine, vol. XCII, July 1921 - December 1921via google books(click to enlarge)

~ The American Magazine, vol. XCII, July 1921 - December 1921
via google books
(click to enlarge)

~ Parents Magazine, December 1956via Flickr"Then when you spend extra hours in the kitchen, you can still run your household and visit family and friends without neglecting cookie baking or candy making."

~ Parents Magazine, December 1956
via Flickr

"Then when you spend extra hours in the kitchen, you can still run your household and visit family and friends without neglecting cookie baking or candy making."

~ The Magazine of Business, vol. 26 1914

~ The Magazine of Business, vol. 26 1914

~ Bell Telephone ad, 1958via Dennis Markham’s Classic Rotary Phones(click to enlarge)"Every NO VACANCY sign kept reminding me what a chump I was for not calling ahead somewhere for a reservation."

~ Bell Telephone ad, 1958
via Dennis Markham’s Classic Rotary Phones
(click to enlarge)

"Every NO VACANCY sign kept reminding me what a chump I was for not calling ahead somewhere for a reservation."

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~ Scribner’s magazine, 1909"Kodak, you know, means photography with the bother left out."
thesebooksareolderthanyou:

~ Scribner’s magazine, 1909



"Kodak, you know, means photography with the bother left out."
~ Bell Telephone System, National Geographic Magazine, March 1958via Modern Mechanix"A minute from now you can be having a happy time."

~ Bell Telephone System, National Geographic Magazine, March 1958
via Modern Mechanix

"A minute from now you can be having a happy time."

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

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