Posts tagged vintage advertisement

112 years ago this week!

112 years ago this week!

Wrigley introducing their new chewing gum flavor, Peppermint, c.1930. It was marketed as a beauty treatment, “…bringing glistening health to your teeth and keeps your lips lusciously rosy and well shaped.”

Wrigley introducing their new chewing gumĀ flavor, Peppermint, c.1930. It was marketed as a beauty treatment, “…bringing glistening health to your teeth and keeps your lips lusciously rosy and well shaped.”

Scene from a vaudeville performance at McVicker’s Theater, c.1904, Chicago.
Um, talk about product placement…

Scene from a vaudeville performance at McVicker’s Theater, c.1904, Chicago.

Um, talk about product placement…

Kodachrome shot looking north on Michigan Ave from Randolph, c.1952, Chicago.

Kodachrome shot looking north on Michigan Ave from Randolph, c.1952, Chicago.

Photograph from 1975 with the recently completed Sears Tower in the background. Wonder if the Whistle Stop was still around at the time?

Photograph from 1975 with the recently completed Sears Tower in the background. Wonder if the Whistle Stop was still around at the time?