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Advertising in the Great War: Supporting “Meatless” and “Wheatless” Days

One hundred years ago, as December 1917 ebbed into January 1918 the United States had  officially been in the Great War since April 6, 1917.  As more U.S. soldiers entered military training camps and went overseas, the need to ration … Continue reading

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Truth in Advertising: Wagener’s Sewing Machine

Advertising can be a hit-or-miss business sometimes. Some ads click with readers or viewers while others leave them simply unimpressed, or worse, make a negative connection to the object being advertised. We recently ran across the advertisement below in the … Continue reading

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