“Dig this new cool party fad. It’s a gas!”
“Woolworth’s is your BEATLE headquarters.” Hurry — that wallpaper’s gonna go fast!
As American as fake grass.
I guess Sears really DID carry everything!
Pictured: Ithaca Senior High School and its glass walls of freedom, designed by Perkins & Will. The text, below, should be read while rousing patriotic music swells in the background.
The famed sprawling retirement community opened for business on January 1, 1960 on the site of a former ghost town. The opening weekend drew a huge crowd of 100,000 looky-loos. The text, below.
Ice of every type is “readily available at conveniently located Vending Machines or Ice Stations.”
Helps get you to your air raid shelter during the Blitz. Interesting WWII situation incorporated into an American ad.
You know, ol’ Hank’s looked happier.
“Gleaming exteriors sheath a world of spacious living comfort.” I thought this might be a tie-in with Lucy and Desi’s “Long, Long Trailer” movie (released in 1953, the year of this ad), and it seems it is.