Monday, September 15, 2008

Springfield Daily News Classifieds, 1938

These scans of a page of classified advertisements from the February 23, 1938, issue of the Springfield Daily News stand today as a type-set footprint in the mud of the past. True to today's classifieds, there is something for everyone...

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Elizabeth said...

Wow, how incredibly sexist some of those are! And ageist, too. Pretty eye-popping.

Anonymous said...

Thanks Mark. Brought back memories of Reopell, Ralph Jones, and Kelleher Mixer, all places I had forgotten about. Love the Rent prices too. I noticed many ads did not have Phone Numbers listed, as many did not yet have a phone except for the businesses.

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