The Soviet Union took advantage of the very real racial tensions in the U.S. to create anti-American propaganda. This 1930 Soviet poster shows a black American being lynched from the Statue of Liberty, while the text below asserts the links between racism and Christianity. 1930 issue of Bezbozhnik.
This is the advertising of slaves being sold by a John Carter, Esquire of Lewis County, Kentucky it is dated January 10th 1855 in reading and learning about history we are told don’t judge because life was different then but I’m sorry I can’t not judge I find the advertising of the selling of human … More Sale of Slaves.
A poster advertising or the Royal Vauxhall Gardens in 1848. Cremorne Gardens in Chelsea opened in the 1840s, with a thousand flickering gas lights, a theatre, firework displays and an American bowling alley – claimed to be the first in London. The army made soldiers available to perform in massive pageants there. In 1855 they … More Poster advertising entertainment at the Royal Vauxhall Gardens, London.
Christmas was just a few days ago but why not show some interesting Christmas ads of yesterday, see what our ancestors were tempted with as they opened newspapers or walked down a street and what had their children disappointed on Christmas morning when they didn’t receive it. From the 1890s onwards … More Vintage Christmas Advertising.
Another page from the Bernard Hewitt catalogue, from the 1920s.
Here we see a a advert from America during the Second World War, a lot of these were issued to the troops and the public.
Another advert to U.S troops during the second world war this one warning of the dangers those foreign women carried!