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Lessons in Loveliness, 1940s

As a girl I dutifully brushed my hair 100 strokes a night, and polished my brown leather lace up shoes each night before bed.  And that was in the 70s! Here is some advice for school girls in 1942.

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And for the ladies, some tips from Lournay.

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And more form the Women’s Weekly, February 1944.

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Busy with her war job, she has no time for complicated routines, 1943

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Yours to command with Yardley, 1943

Another compassionate ad for the war effort, from Yardley.

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Protective Foods in WWII

During the war food rationing was in place in many parts of the world, and in others it was just simply hard to get.

In this ad, Kraft are trying to do their bit by suggesting a way to eat a ‘protective’ food – October 1942.

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Enlist in the WAAAF today, 1943

Ad ad from October 1943.  Get a sparkle in your eye and enlist today.

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Compassionate Advertising during WWII

 

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This ad from October, 1943

A little wartime propaganda, 1943

An ad from October 1943, with just a little propaganda, from the Australian Woolen Mills.

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Doing without during the war

 

 

“It must have been such a worry to Mother’s during the war when Marmite was hard to get”. Yes, I’m sure that was what Mother was worried about!

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Ad from 1950

 

Did you Protex Yourself? October 1942

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Palmolive 1944 – Day for Duty, Night for Beauty

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Kitten Vintage

Handpainted and vintage furniture and accessories

The Flying Shetlands

Equine Art From Around The World

Cheltenham Road

The adventures of a reluctant crafter

First Night Design

Art, Design, Theatre, Literature, History, Food, Laughter ...

1st Field Company Engineers - Australian Imperial Forces

The stories of the 229 "Originals" who Embarked on the A19"Afric", A6 "Clan McCorquodale", A35 "Berrima" 1914.

Inside the Fashion Doll Studio

Barbie for big girls.

Matisse

Fine Miniature Couture for Dolls

Color by Klimbim

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Gal Gumshoe with M. Ruth Myers

1940s, women, mysteries & more

Collecting cutlery

Interesting topics on cutlery for the collector

Woolies Buildings - Then and Now

What happened to your old Woolworths store?

Logical Quotes

Logical and Inspirational quotes

Out Of My Mind Images

living life with a camera in one hand and a pencil in the other :)

Please Pass the Recipe

from one generation to the next

TESSEROLOGY

A MOSAIC OF BITS AND PIECES ON TRAVEL, LIFE AND TIMES

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