Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Retro Racist Ad of the Week—Shredded Wheat.

(click ad, from 1906, via) Thirty-five years later, that "sturdy and industrious race" would give America a date which would live in plucking infamy. In the early 20th century, Shredded Wheat's ads often strangely addressed wider issues—here's one that strongly advised against having babies unless you had their biscuits in the house. Previously in: Retro Racist Ad of the Week.


Anonymous mrjohn said...

I like this shredded wheat attitude


We put the "no" in innovation, these people speak my language

10:27 PM  

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