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26-28 Friday - Sunday Weekend EventS: Feminism in ads Railroads. August 26 is the 96th anniversary of Women's Suffrage. So ads depicting feminists, positive portrayals of women, etc

AND railroads/railways/trains in ads guest hosted by [livejournal.com profile] beaver67.
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by which they mean, the more women taking over a job which frees a man to go to war, of course. 

What a dark wartime ad, though.

Hoffman-La Roche, Inc., 1944

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Neither sad nor sexist, a real pro-car, pro-independent-living ad.

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Vintage ads are full of text




Vintage ads leave us perplexed

But most of all... )


Vintage ads are oversexed




(see how I cleverly used a cut to adhere to the 3-ad rule?  ;D)

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[okay this is just awful, so bear with me]

Narrator: "Now her conscience speaks up."

"The bathrobes - not soft enough."

"But I -"

"The whole wash could be whiter too."

"But I wash so carefully!"

"It's not enough.  You must use Lenor."

Narrator: Exactly.  Lenor belongs in last rinse cycle.

"WHIIIIITE!!!  Like never before."

Children giggle madly.

"Now march!  Off to bed."

Narrator: Now she has a good conscience.

"Everyone loves you so."


UGHHHHHHH

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