Radio Girl Perfume was sold on the Briarhopper radio show that originated around 1935 out of Charlotte, North Carolina.
As with the words Electric, Space, TV, Computer, “Radio” was a favorite word to slap on just any about any old product (remember “Radio Flyer” little red wagons?).
[See a history of the Briarhopper Show here.]
Superb graphics adorn this jar of paste shoe cleaner.
Until we post photos of men’s 1920s shoes here’s a lovely set of pages showing the strange deco-ness of footwear styles of the Roaring Twenties:
Another example of catalog photographs that have been exaggerated to help sell the product.
In this case the desire to make their footwear appear scientifically perfect for ones’ feet while advertising that you no longer have to give up looks for comfort… has resulted in hideous versions of their goods being listed in their catalog.
After the Second World War Fuller Brush Company added a line of cosmetics to their products that were sold door to door.
This is our little collection of Swing Era razor blades – including several with extremely beautiful deco logos.
The Swing Era was peppered with references to “college” — from this deco looking talc to “Collegiate Shag” to Collegiate style clothing, higher education was all the rage.
Made Expressly for Bunn’s of Salem, Ohio.