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Selling Steel with Style, Part III

Four more examples today of those wonderful advertising images that were intended to lure buyers into the new car showrooms. It’s November 11, 1940 and the photographer dressed up his model in fur and the latest pillbox hat (above), but had to resort to some serious post session retouching of the bumper, grille and headlights…

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Seen on the Streets of St. Louis, 1951

This interesting and busy street scene shows the intersection of 20th and Franklin (now Martin Luther King Blvd.) in St. Louis, MO., during 1951. The only business sign that we can make out is the Hyde Park 4 Ace Bar, which is located in the front corner of the three-story brick building. The two-tone Marcella…

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