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1950's: Automobile Advertising in the Decade Of Mass Consumption

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1950's: Automobile Advertising in the Decade Of Mass Consumption

Driven by consumerism, suburban expansion and a population surge fueled by the post war baby boom, the 1950's saw unprecedented growth in manufacturing. Supply shortages as a result of the war were no longer a hindrance and the newly opened flood gates, along with a booming economy, unleashed massive demand for products such as TVs, home appliances and most of all, automobiles.  Registered automobiles went from 25 million in 1950 to 67 million in 1958 and by the end of the 1950's one in six working Americans was employed in the automobile industry. Automobiles transformed from a means of transportation to an extension of self. New,...

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20 Vintage Gaming Ads & Video Game Boxes

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20 Vintage Gaming Ads & Video Game Boxes

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