1940s

Never before a soap like Dial! (1950)

Never before a soap like Dial... stops odor before it starts! Dial smells good and Dial is mild Keeps you fresh round the clock Dial not only promises all-over freshness round the clock -- Dial guarantee... Read more...

10 years of Shirley Temple (1946)

Ten years of Temple Shirley has faced problem of growing up The little girl who led the movie-star popularity list during the first three of Life's 10 years spent most of the decade worrying about growing... Read more...

Baked Spam dinner recipe (1943)

SPAM dinner Full point value... no waste, no bone, no surplus fat Spam dinner Broil or fry thick slices of Spam -- or stud whole Spam with cloves and bake 20 minutes, basting with sauce: 1/2 tsp vinegar,... Read more...

Back the attack with War Bonds (1943)

He didn't count the cost... should you? Back the attack with War Bonds Published in the interest of War Bond Sales WW2 war bonds ad from 1943 Auto-Lite offers industry a War Bond sales plan that r... Read more...

Famous Parker board games (1946)

Famous Parker games Egyptian game Senet A new revelation. The most popular game of 4000 years ago, interpreted by Parker Brothers from ancient Egyptian sources in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of... Read more...

Spring makeup tips (1948)

Spring make up by Alicia Hart, NBA Staff Writer Revise your technique of makeup application when you switch to the innocent pink shades of powder and paint which are decreed for spring. A good begi... Read more...

46 ways to better Passover meals (1948)

After World War II, peanut oil producers -- like those in other industries -- tried to attract new buyers. In 1948, Planters created this cookbook, featuring recipes in both Hebrew and English, to attract a new... Read more...

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