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Advertisements in women’s magazines

Below is a selection of advertisements found on the back covers of women’s magazines.  In addition to advertisements for lotions, makeup, and sewing machines, as you would expect, there are also advertisements for banks and insurance companies.  For advertisements in children’s magazines, see this post.

Advertisements in children’s magazines

Sometimes the advertisements in the Prange Collection magazines are as telling about the time period as the magazine articles.  Below are some examples of advertisements on the back covers of several children’s magazines.  Not surprisingly, there are many advertisements for pencils, dictionaries, and crayons.  There are also advertisements for a harmonica and a portable radio. […]