Late 1970s Smith-Corona “Sterling” manual typewriter.
"No. I do not want my portrait taken. I refuse." *snap*
No date but presumably early 1900s.
"Thrifty single-portion treats mean less work for Mom" — yeah, about that?
Instead of using one pan to cook one can of soup for everyone, she’s opening three cans and having to go through the heating procedure (same pan every ten minutes? several different pans?) three times. This was 1962 so there was no microwaving more than one bowl at a time or heating up a single meal in two minutes.
Penelope Garcia, the early years before joining the FBI.
Postwar France, 1940s.
On the pro side, there is racial inclusion in this 1946 advertisement and everything looks fair. That wasn’t a common thing.
On the con side, there’s a reference to a ‘stereotypical’ song about black people (which was written by a white guy, FYI).
Which lead to people trying their unused batteries they kept in a cold place for 5 years after purchase and seeing, wait, they’re already dead, so there should have been a date. 1946