#ThrowbackThursday: Robin Williams and Vintage Print Ads

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A young but studious-looking Robin Williams

A young but studious-looking Robin Williams

Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve hailing a cab in NYC, 1981

Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve hailing a cab in NYC, 1981

1975 : Robin Williams as a mime in Central Park, New York

1975 : Robin Williams as a mime in Central Park, New York

1975 : Robin Williams as a mime in Central Park, New York

1975 : Robin Williams as a mime in Central Park, New York

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Vintage Print Advertisements

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Eons ago, it was common to have a parent or grandparent say such things as ‘You have more excuses than Carter has liver pills’ …an ad from 1916.

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WWII ladies shampoo

A USMC recruitment poster from WWI.

A USMC recruitment poster from WWI.

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Sure! Measure her for that iron room table – but come Christmas…..

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….there’s gonna be hell to pay!

Eons ago, it was common to have a parent or grandparent say such things as 'You have more excuses than Carter has liver pills' ...an ad from 1916.

Before the advent of locking mechanisms on cars, kids were habitually, opening the doors while the vehicle was in motion – causing a number of horrible deaths. This ad and device changed everything!

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The guy or gal with the coolest shoes back then, got the dates!

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WWII Ivory soap ad. We were at war, but ya gotta stay pretty doing it!

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Six proof whiskey toothpaste. In many cases, the nightly toothbrushing regime eliminated the nightly nightcap over ice or straight.

August 15, 1911 – Proctor and Gamble Company introduced Crisco vegetable shortening.

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