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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
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I Think You're Missing The Big Bottom Line In Those "Skinny" Subway Ads

I Think You're Missing The Big Bottom Line In Those "Skinny" Subway Ads | Herstory | Scoop.it
Have you seen Subway's latest ad ~ the one with the woman who reminds us to "Eat Fresh!" and stay healthy & slim so we can fit into our sexy Halloween costumes? Jezebel did. And out came the re...
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It's the Mad Men Sexist Ad of the Week

It's the Mad Men Sexist Ad of the Week | Herstory | Scoop.it

Also, spoiler alert about that debauchee Don Draper. 

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"Men are better than women! Indoors, women are useful -- even pleasant"

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"Men are better than women! Indoors, women are useful -- even pleasant"

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Hosiery History

Hosiery History | Herstory | Scoop.it
weirdvintage: “ Vectra hosiery advertisement—Seventeen Magazine, December 1964 (scanned by weirdvintage) ”
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So much hosiery technology history in one ad

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I really enjoy finding these vintage hosiery ads.

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Ah, The Chick’s An Old Battle Ax

Ah, The Chick’s An Old Battle Ax | Herstory | Scoop.it
The “new woman” rode bicycles — and she smoked and likely even chewed tobaccie. So it makes sense that folks would advertise tobacco directly to her. In this antique tobacco...
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History in advertising

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What Would it Look Like if Gender Roles Were Reversed in Advertising? (Video)

What Would it Look Like if Gender Roles Were Reversed in Advertising? (Video) | Herstory | Scoop.it
What do you think of these role-reversed ads?

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The Smell Of Fear (Or Something Stinks In Vintage Film Ad)

The Smell Of Fear (Or Something Stinks In Vintage Film Ad) | Herstory | Scoop.it
From the Corpus Christi Times , March 29, 1957, comes this frightful ad featuring scary movies boldly warning things such as “Do not judge by anything seen before!” and “Girls!...
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Double Rockin’ and Romancin’ Bill

Double Rockin’ and Romancin’ Bill | Herstory | Scoop.it
Double Rockin’ and Romancin’ Bill, Altoona newspaper, February 13, 1957.

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Breast complaint upheld: latest watchdog ruling

Breast complaint upheld: latest watchdog ruling | Herstory | Scoop.it
The ASB has upheld complaints against two ads from differing brands, including a poster which showed a woman's breasts as edible treats, claiming they "degraded" women and "glamourised" smoking.
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1950s: Jail Jamas- perfect gift for the newly married

1950s: Jail Jamas- perfect gift for the newly married | Herstory | Scoop.it
Jail Jamas, 1950s

 

..genuine prison stripes

 

gift card "Lose all hope ye who enter here"

 


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Cute!
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Magic Control For Those "Calorie-Curves"

Magic Control For Those "Calorie-Curves" | Herstory | Scoop.it
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Think Pink: Collecting Vintage Marketing Materials Which Pander To Women | Collectors' Blog

Think Pink: Collecting Vintage Marketing Materials Which Pander To Women | Collectors' Blog | Herstory | Scoop.it
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Ye Olde Comfort Hip Corset Truly Chaffes

Ye Olde Comfort Hip Corset Truly Chaffes | Herstory | Scoop.it

An antique advertising or trade card for the “Comfort Hip” corset by Helm, Snorf & Watson of North Manchester, Indiana. I’m not sure if we’re supposed to sing it… I cannot; for some of the lyrics make me gag...

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Hilarious Vintage Computer Ads

Hilarious Vintage Computer Ads | Herstory | Scoop.it

Hilarious Vintage Computer Ads... Sexist too.

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Filter, Flavor, Color Too With Glamorous Vanity Fair Cigarettes

Filter, Flavor, Color Too With Glamorous Vanity Fair Cigarettes | Herstory | Scoop.it

Part of the great marketing movement of making things pink to sell them to women…

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Gender Ads Project

Gender Ads Project | Herstory | Scoop.it

Scott A. Lukas, a college professor, began the Gender Ads Project, a website that analyzes women's roles in advertising in 2002. Now there's nearly 4,000 examples on the site.

 

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Beauty After The Atomic Bomb?

Beauty After The Atomic Bomb? | Herstory | Scoop.it

Vintage TV commercial for a pre-cold war cold cream preys on more than beauty fears... See a commercial for a cleanser which removes two and a 1/2 times the radiation of other cleansers.

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Picture of Poise

Picture of Poise | Herstory | Scoop.it

No, not the bladder leakage panties/adult diapers, this is a vintage Pepsi ad promoting the 'reduced in calories' cola. It reads, in part, "She's sure of herself, and why wouldn't she be! She knows she's a joy to look at -- that her 1956 figure does things for her dress."

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Mocking Feminism in (Vintage) Advertising

Mocking Feminism in (Vintage) Advertising | Herstory | Scoop.it

How marketers sometimes co-opt social movements for corporate greed - and, in this case, misogyny. Which is not unlike what individual men have done themselves, twisting "being feminist" into a way to get laid.

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Target Knows You’re Pregnant: Psychological Management and Consumer Data » Sociological Images

Target Knows You’re Pregnant: Psychological Management and Consumer Data » Sociological Images | Herstory | Scoop.it

Target learned that the ability to predict our needs and desires comes with the need to do some psychological management as well. Accordingly, they began sneaking baby-related coupons into coupon books that also included other things. So far, Target reports, these women are none the wiser… and thinking of Target as their one-stop baby shop.

 

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Whatjamacallit Wednesday: How Do You Get Kitten Hips? And Why Would You Want Them?

Whatjamacallit Wednesday: How Do You Get Kitten Hips? And Why Would You Want Them? | Herstory | Scoop.it
Kitten hips. No, not the furry kind — the “lithe young American” kind, as described in this vintage girdle ad published in Harper’s Bazaar, 1946. You feel and look as...
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Remington typewriter advertisement, 1959 The...

Remington typewriter advertisement, 1959 The... | Herstory | Scoop.it
Remington typewriter advertisement, 1959 “ The smart student goes for the strong, silent type… ”...
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The Man Behind the ThighMaster Craze

The Man Behind the ThighMaster Craze | Herstory | Scoop.it

In this American Express Open Forum profile, Peter Bieler, the man who turned the Thighmaster into a household name, tells the story of the product and gives some hard-earned advice to direct marketers looking for a hit.


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Modern Woman Mondays: Hooray For Summer! | Kitschy Kitschy Coo

Modern Woman Mondays: Hooray For Summer! | Kitschy Kitschy Coo | Herstory | Scoop.it

Vintage ad for Lowe’s, 1965

 

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A Slip of a Girl: No Bra, No Way? Vintage Rudi Gernreich Lingerie

A Slip of a Girl: No Bra, No Way? Vintage Rudi Gernreich Lingerie | Herstory | Scoop.it

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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.