From the Aldens Fall and Winter catalog (1957-58), “Girls’ Jr. Homemaking Toys — Let her learn to do things all by herself.”
The Marx Toys three piece kitchen set, stove, sink and refrigerator, $4.99. The Jr. Coca-Cola Dispenser, $2.79.
In that 1940s Hint Hunt tips booklet, the “easy and inexpensive trick for reducing” literally is playing a game of 52 pick-up — complete with graphic.
Mom would tie an old alarm clock to the kid’s bike to ensure Junior would be home on time.
Also found in that 1940s Hint Hunt booklet.
Another one of those “prize winning household hints” from that 1940s Hint Hunt booklet: “Give cod liver oil while the baby is taking a bath and you will avoid staining clothes!”
No word on how to avoid staining the bathtub.
She finally got to the show, finally got a photo of her in her pretty hat published, and there Ethel is – blowing her nose. …Looks like Johnny’s eating a booger too. Oh, everyone was so proud.
This is the back cover of “367 prize winning household hints” from The Armour Radio Show Hint Hunt, a booklet from the daily CBS radio show. (Some tips are better than others — or at least the prizes awarded would be different.)
According to the booklet, which looks to be from the 1940s, there was to be a series of Hint Hunt booklets; however, this is the only booklet I’ve seen, the dirty rotten liars.
Etsy seller seafoamSAFARI is so dedicated to photographing her vintage wares that she made time at her own wedding to have a photo of herself and the bridesmaids pose with her vintage handkerchief inventory. Well, at least that’s what I think. I could be lying; it might be prom. Or I could just be jealous.
I guess, according to this 1960’s lotion dispenser, Jergens could even soften, smooth & sooth hands damaged by attacking forks and whatnot. Or maybe I’m just reading too much into the graphic.
This week’s Modern Woman Monday is another gem from the February, 1961 issue of Magic Circle; this time not only helping we womenfolk understand proper workplace etiquette, but assisting with the naughty secretary myth. What a lovely pair.
Office procedure is sure to be disrupted if the boss permits such goings-on as this around his place of business. One of the first things a secretary learns is to keep her feet off the desk. The cutie shown here is Angie Dickinson, who isn’t likely to get fired.