Sweat Band Helps (Handsome) Workers (Oct, 1938)

For some reason this picture reminds me of the “asian” upstairs neighbor in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Can’t you just see him yelling “Miss a Go Rightry I core a da poreece!”

Sweat Band Helps Workers
A SWEAT band designed for use by workers who wear goggles is said to thoroughly absorb forehead perspiration, preventing clouding of the goggles and keeping the workman’s eyes clear. The band consists of a cellulose pad covered with high-grade absorbent gauze.

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