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LEARN TO DRAW RACIST CARICATURE (Feb, 1909)

LEARN TO DRAW

By mail at home or in our Resident School. Men and women artists earn good salaries at easy work. Individual, practical instruction. We guarantee proficiency or money refunded. Positions assured. Illustrating, Cartooning, Commercial Designing:, Mechanical, Architectural, and Sheet Metal Pattern Drafting taught by instructors trained in Europe and America. Advisory Board approves lessons. Test work sent free to find out your needs and probable success. Tell course wanted.

Acme School of Drawing, 1272 S. St., Kalamazoo, Mich.

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EARN BIG PAY IN AN EXCITING CAREER – Stenotype Operator (Nov, 1965)

EARN BIG PAY IN AN EXCITING CAREER!

Put yourself in the center of important events. Learn at home to become a

Stenotype (MACHINE SHORTHAND) Operator

Easy to learn even if you’ve never taken shorthand before!

Step up from routine office work into a glamour job where the pay is far above the average. Sit beside top corporation executives at board meetings and big conferences. Even cover conventions and courtroom trials!

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This Bottle Neck is Your Opportunity (Jun, 1941)

This image feels like it should be a scene in the Big Lobowski. Or at least an ad for booze… “Brand x gives you wings!”

This Bottle Neck is Your Opportunity

A very real bottle neck has occurred in industry.

The millions of men going to work in the defense industry and business boom need thousands—hundreds of thousands—of supervisors and executives. Expanding Government agencies are calling for many specialists. Regular business needs experts to take care of expansion and to replace men called to military service.

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I saw my job failure in my family’s eyes (May, 1956)

I.C.S. has never had any compunction about using a man’s shame and sense of helplessness to sell their product.

I saw my job failure in my family’s eyes

. . . but how they smiled when I.C.S. pulled me through

Take it from me. That’s the hard way to discover a mistake.

I thought I was in solid down at the plant with my years of experience. They’d never lay me off.

But they did. And I was in solid —as long as business was goo

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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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Satisfied with my JOB and PAY? NOT ME!! (Jul, 1956)

Satisfied with my JOB and PAY? NOT ME!!

TODAY, you are probably earning enough to get by—enough to provide your family with life’s necessities, and perhaps you are depositing a few extra dollars in the bank.

BUT are you content with just earning a living wage? Do you say “Someday I’ll really get a break and go right on to the top.” THAT’S WISHFUL THINKING!

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Put yourself in the I.C.S. HALL OF FAME* (Nov, 1952)

And become a famous silhouette!

It’s not really much of a hall of fame if you have to mail in for the members is it?

Put yourself in the I.C.S. HALL OF FAME*

Join these men who have made their mark! Men who by dint of ambition, intelligence and sound, practical I.C.S training now enjoy positions of leadership in business and industry.

The sooner you start, the better your chances of making the grade. Right now, with the critical shortage of skilled labor, trained men are becoming leaders overnight. Hundreds of I. C. S. students are reporting promotions and pay increases, earning greater security for themselves and their families. How about marking and mailing the coupon today?

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This free booklet will tell you how you can become a Computer Programmer (Feb, 1969)

This free booklet will tell you how you can become a Computer Programmer

…and how you can train at home for big earnings in the world’s newest, most exciting profession.

50,000 more programmers needed now! 500,000 more will be needed in a few years!

If you’re dissatisfied with your present job, why don’t you become a programmer? So great is the demand for programmers, you’ll have your choice of openings, with a growing future ahead.

For the vast majority of good positions, a high school education, a logical mind and the right preparation are all that are required. LaSalle, world leader in home education, will train you as a programmer in your spare time.

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THERE’S MONEY TODAY IN ART (Aug, 1932)

THERE’S MONEY TODAY IN ART

THIS is the day of the artist. His skill is sought wherever design and color are important factors in the sale of merchandise.

Furniture, rugs, wall hangings, household utensils, wearing apparel, jewelry, art gifts, lamps, automobiles — nearly everything sold today depends, on design and color to attract the eye of the purchaser. Drawings for advertisements in newspapers, magazines, catalogs, folders, posters, display cards and many other media call for the skill of the modern artist. Consider the number of drawings in this magazine alone! Art is a necessity in modern business.

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EARN BIG PAY IN AN EXCITING CAREER AS A Stenotype Operator (Nov, 1965)

EARN BIG PAY IN AN EXCITING CAREER!

Put yourself in the center of important events. Learn at home to become a

Stenotype Operator (MACHINE SHORTHAND)

Easy to learn even if you’ve never taken shorthand before!

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