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.
The night before dissolute Lord Denham is about to embark on his grand tour, he meets an unexpected complication. In boy’s clothes that barely conceal her delectable curves, his childhood friend Lady Althea Curtiss—desperate to escape an arranged marriage—arrives, demanding free passage!
Rhys accepts his unlikely traveling companion with great reluctance—the scandal is sure to blow up in his face—until he finds there is far more intimate territory Lady Thea is curious to explore. Soon he realizes that he is in danger of awakening not only Thea’s sensuality, but also his own long-buried heart…
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!