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Vintage "weight gain" ads similar to today's diet pill ads. oh how things have changed!

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From 1898 through to heroin was marketed as a cough suppressant by trusted companies like Bayer, alongside the company's other new product, Aspirin. HEROIN - the sedative for coughs.

Police mugshots in the 1920s


Let's take a minute to appreciate how awesome police mugshots were in the and another moment to appreciate how dapper real gangsters were.


~ Opium for relief of headache, pain, "excitability," “women’s discomforts.” alcohol and 3 grams of opium per ounce.

Laminas decoupage: VINTAGE

Coca-Cola, originally the ideal brain tonic. Coca-Cola is created by John Pemberton in Atlanta, GA, as a hangover cure and a stomach ache/headache remedy. Cocaine was an ingredient of Coke until 1904 when Congress banned it.

Insecticide And Deodorant all in one. Quick Death ''It does exactly what it says on the tin'' . (Victorian era)

Quick Death Insecticide And Deodorant Victorian (Bottles) at Teardrop Memories

1890's Coca-Cola advertisement. People didn't realize that early Coke used Cocaine. It took government intervention to force them to replace the cocaine with caffeine.

Vintage Coca-Cola Calendar Advertising Coke, the Ideal Brain Tonic! It is true, though. I mean, the curing the headache part.

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I love this ad, but unfortunately it is in very bad condition. 1948, beautiful nurses take "the pause that refreshes".

This 1948 Coca Cola ad shows nurses stocking up on this classic drink. This is me today with diet coke at work!

Are they serious?  Well if they are then I'm just NOT a good wife, lol.

From a home economics textbook intended for high school girls, teaching them how to prepare for married life. A few ones that stuck out to me: "You have no right to question him." "A good wife always knows her place.

Birth control babe poster

Birth Control Babe

mirahxox: “ fallinassbutt: “ lolbatty: “ i literally cannot decide if this is negative propaganda or not lol ” Pill Poppin’ Penis Lovin’ Satan’s Girl! I need this on a tshirt ” pill poppin’ penis.

Kind of hard to imagine that calling your customer "chubby" would win any business...

Vintage Lane Bryant Ad: ‘Calling All Chubbies’ - It's unclear when this ran, but this is hilarious! I want that coat!

Seriously? He can't figure out the postage meter machine and he wants to kill her over it? Not sure what this did for the Pitney-Bowes brand at the time (classy illustration though).

Pitney-Bowes Postage Meter ad c. "Husband furious because you've missed the post? The Pitney-Bowes Postage Meter prints the stamp .

He's the number one reason to take Midol... Your pain comes in at number two. "YOUR GUY: Your no. 1 reason for Midol. Be the you he likes. Good to be around, any day of the month. Midol helps. ... When you feel good, you're good to be around. So use Midol. You've got a beautiful reason."

10 Retro Ads That Made Women Look Like Complete Idiots

If you love your husband you will keep your complexion lovely. If he leaves because you didn't use Palmolive-- you've only got yourself to blame!

10 More Retro Ads That Made Women Look Like Idiots

"I love my husband far too much to risk getting dry, lifeless 'middle-age' skin! How you, too, can keep your complexion lovely with this soap made with olive oil!