On the 30th of March 1868 politician George W. Ashburn (b. 1814) was assassinated by the Ku Klux Klan for expressing pro-African-American sentiments. Born in North Carolina, his political career (and death) occurred in Columbus, Georgia.
There’re so many sexist advertisements from the mid twentieth century that it’s hard to pick the worst of them. This one has to be somewhere near the top.
You owe it to HIM
Eh. Every time I look through vintage things I’m given more evidence of why many people from my grandparents’ generation (male and female) spout so much misogynistic garbage. I love many things about the time period (the wars, not so much), but no way in the world would I ever want to live in it!