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20+ Vintage Ads That Would Be Banned Today

Here is a selection of offensive, racist and sexist vintage ads that would be banned today.

just get a blow  up doll. solves everything.

Safe to say no Mad Men agency personnel created this campaign. maybe it was the Crazy Men Agency.

It's Audacious! ad Van Heusen Shirts 1949

You'll never know what results you'll get until you try....

Life Magazine 1949

It's Audacious! 1949 Van Heusen Shirt Ad # illustration advertising # old ads # sexist ads # ads ads ads commercial

—Listerine ad, 1934 (via Vintage Ad Browser)

“You women who want to get married: How’s Your Breath Today?”–Listerine ad, 1934 (via Vintage Ad Browser)


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Weight Gain Ad Another weight gaining Ad. Seems like skinny wasn’t a good thing back then. Outdated much?

Seriously Disturbing Vintage Advertisements Source These vintage advertisements are so shockingly offensive you won’t believe they were allowed to print this stuff!