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“BOW LEGS and KNOCK-KNEES” UNSIGHTLY (Mar, 1922)

“BOW LEGS and KNOCK-KNEES” UNSIGHTLY

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Discover the Mysteries of the Heavens (Jul, 1956)

I was going to quip about how advertisers liked to just throw Einstein’s name into an ad to convey a false sense of association, but in this case there seems to be a real one. According to Mattersdorf’s obituary in The New York Times, Einstein was an accounting client of his and did, in fact, proofread his book.

Discover the Mysteries of the Heavens

A simple, straightforward book about the wonders of astronomy for the beginning stargazer.

A KEY TO THE HEAVENS

By Leo Mattersdorf,
with a deep debt of gratitude to Professor Albert Einstein

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PLASTICS ARE GOING PLACES! (Jun, 1945)

PLASTICS ARE GOING PLACES!

PREPARE NOW TO GO ALONG!

Plastics, already proved in war, demonstrate their many advantages and varied uses. Now the plastics industry looks forward to the postwar period when they will be used in countless new ways… improving old products, creating new ones. A growing industry needs men to grow with it. That’s why plastics offer remarkable opportunities to persons of ambition and foresight.

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SCRANTON HOBBY CENTER (Mar, 1950)

They moved to a new location, but Scranton Hobby Center is still around.

hudson miniatures’ “OLD TIMERS” Auto Kits

Left to right:
1911 Maxwell—$2.50
1904 Olds—$1.95
1909 Ford—$2.95
1910 Ford—$2.50

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Crowds… and the Street Car’s answer (Nov, 1928)

GE was a powerful company, but they got their asses kicked by GM on this one.

Crowds… and the Street Car’s answer

OUT of the multiplying perplexities of the traffic problem, one fact emerges clearly; the electric street car is our most efficient means of moving masses of people.

The street car passenger occupies six square feet of traffic space. The automobile passenger requires an average of 44 square feet. In thirty of our largest cities, street cars are now carrying over 30,000,000 passengers daily. Attempt to put them in automobiles, and the street—which cannot easily expand its curbs—would be too narrow to hold them.

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“If Only Parents Understood” (May, 1934)

I’m not a parent, but I still don’t really understand what this is about. I gather that camping is good, and parents think it isn’t?

“If Only Parents Understood”

by Frank S. Hackett

Former President, Camp Directors Association

OUT in the deep woods, under the stars, when boys on their beds of balsam boughs are at last asleep, and the camp fire is just glowing embers, the conversation of the leaders often turns to wondering how parents who have not had this experience could understand the full meaning of it.

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King of the Courts! (Jun, 1949)

King of the Courts!

COURT KING, a top-flight tennis shoe that gives cushiony speed! White, men’s and women’s sizes.

U.S.Keds
The Shoe of Champions

Scientific lasts—free toe action * Smooth inside toe construction * Balanced for wear * Traction soles for safety

See Keds on “Lucky Pup”—Television—CBS Friday Evenings

UNITED STATES RUBBER COMPANY • Serving Through Science

Rockefeller Center, New York

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PREPARE NOW AT HOME FOR A PROFITABLE CAREER IN AUTOMATION ELECTRONICS! (Jul, 1956)

PREPARE NOW AT HOME FOR A PROFITABLE CAREER IN AUTOMATION ELECTRONICS!

ATTENTION: MEN 17 to 55
Does your present job offer advancement?

PRACTICAL NEW TRAINING METHOD IS THOROUGH, DOWN-TO-EARTH!

In plant after plant, many machines are being designed to run themselves. This is called “Automation.” The jobs of some men who used to run these machines are gradually disappearing. Every year sees more changes; more unskilled jobs being replaced. But it’s making many new jobs too—good-pay, solid-future jobs in plants, offices and elsewhere—for men who are trained In Automation Electronics.

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Don’t wait for a Cold to get a head start — go after it right away with LISTERINE. (Dec, 1937)

Don’t wait for a Cold to get a head start — go after it right away with LISTERINE.

EXPOSURE?
GARGLE LISTERINE
When a person coughs or sneezes on you, the air carries bacteria and deposits them in your nose and throat. Prompt action with Listerine, which kills germs, may avert an oncoming cold.

DRAFTS?
GARGLE LISTERINE
Like wet feet, drafts are dangerous because they chill the body unequally, weakening its resistance to germs. Avoid all drafts, and when you have been in one, gargle Listerine.

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Could This Be Your House? (Jun, 1946)

Could This Be Your House?

Mow that the war’s over and a lot more civilian goods are on the market, it’s a big temptation to spend just about all you make, and not put anything aside.

But to fall for that temptation is plenty dangerous. It’s like trying to live in the house above —a house that might come tumbling down about your ears at the first little blow of hard luck.

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