vintage ad for Hoover vacuum cleaners. "Christmas morning she'll be happier with a Hoover." housewife in a green and white shirtwaist dress admiring her present!


More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette! You'll enjoy Camels for the same reasons so many doctors enjoy them. Camels have cool, cool mildness, pack after pack .


Dacron had a very sexist poster ad. The ad showed a picture of a lady on the floor with a rug for a body. A man was then standing on her head and was saying ” It’s nice to have a girl around the house”.


1964 LIFE Aug 14 Sooner or later, your wife will drive home one of the best reasons for owning a Volkswagen. Women are soft and gentle, but they hit things.


Gentlemen, do you want your woman to bow to you and serve you breakfast It’s easy! Just wear a tie in bed. Preferably a Van Heusen tie, of course. But, as any woman will tell you, any tie in bed is better than no tie at all—What are we?


'Keep up with the house while you keep down your weight': This Total cereal ad had women's priorities pegged

Something oh so wrong with this old ads. However I just can't get enough of them.

Mornidine was a prescription drug that helped pregnant women cope with morning sickness. But if it's the way you seem to market it is by promising that wives will be well enough to cook breakfast again if they take this drug. Talk about a war on women


The advertisement shows that people thought the role of women was solely to take care of house chores. The oven is called a "wifesaver" because it cleans itself. An advertisement like this shows that people accepted the gender roles.

Sexist ads

'does your husband yawn at the table?' - heinz, ['the things women have to put up with. most husbands, these days, have stopped beating their wives, but what can be more agonizing to a sensitive soul than a man's boredom at meals.


Daihatsu Hijet - Pick Up Five Times More Women Than a Lamborghini. The Daihatsu Hijet is a microvan and pickup truck produced by the Japanese automaker Daihatsu.