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A Cultural History of Advertising
A peek at the past, present and future implications of our consumer culture
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Vitamin Donuts, WWII Call out the Donuteers

Vitamin Donuts, WWII Call out the Donuteers | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it

"The Doughnut Corporation sought endorsement from the Nutrition Division of the War Food Administration for its Vitamin Doughnuts campaign." - 

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WarMuseum.ca - Canadian Wartime Propaganda - Second World War

WarMuseum.ca - Canadian Wartime Propaganda - Second World War | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
Canadian Wartime Propaganda - The posters and photographs in this exhibition demonstrate how words and images were used in Canada in the service of war between 1914 and 1945.
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Three Little Pigs - American WWII Propaganda 1942

'Blitz Wolf' is an MGM cartoon directed by Tex Avery in 1942. It juxtaposes the Second World War with the famous tale of the three little pigs. Hitler is depicted as the wolf, and other Western powers as three little pigs .

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On Every Front: Canadian Women in the Second World War | CBC Archives

On Every Front: Canadian Women in the Second World War | CBC Archives | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
Canadian women were not allowed to fight during the Second World War but they did just about everything else. Tens of thousands joined the women's divisions of the Armed Forces. Hundreds of thousands stepped into jobs in wartime industry.
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Powers of Persuasion Poster Art from WWII

Powers of Persuasion Poster Art from WWII | A Cultural History of Advertising | Scoop.it
This online exhibit features 11 posters and 1 sound file from a more extensive exhibit that was presented in the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, from May 1994 to February 1995.
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