Index of Advertisements

  • 1854: New York Life Insurance Co.


  • 1869: "First Sapolio Ad"


  • 1879: Barnum's Circus Newspaper Ad


  • 1886: Pear's Soap


  • 1898: Hall's Hair Renewer


  • 1907: American Mercedes


  • 1919: Canthrox Shampoo


  • 1923: Kellogg's Krumbles


  • 1935: Hupfel's Light Beer


  • 1948: Veto, Colgate's New Deodorant


  • 1951: Green Giant Peas


  • 1960s: Volkswagen Beetle



  • SOURCES: 1854 & 1869 -- The History and Development of Advertising, by Frank Presbrey (Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929); 1879, 1886, 1898, 1907, 1919 & 1923 -- Those Were the Good Old Days, by Edgar R. Jones (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1959); 1935 -- The New Yorker, 20 July; 1948 -- Cosmopolitan, August; 1951 & 1960s -- Advertising, by John W. Crawford (Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1965).
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