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In an age where advertisements dictate society, it is expected that there will be some hits and misses. Before civil rights, women’s rights–and plain old common sense–activists stepped in, advertisements of commercialism past were oftentimes off color and blatantly offensive.

Inspired by Demilked, these retro ads are a reminder of how far we’ve come and how today’s ads, though annoying, are light years ahead of where they used to be.

 

Photo Courtesy of Demilked.

Photo Courtesy of Demilked.

 

Photo Courtesy of Demilked.

Photo Courtesy of Demilked.

Photo Courtesy of Demilked.

Photo Courtesy of Demilked.

Photo Courtesy of Demilked.

Photo Courtesy of Demilked.

Head over to Demilked for these and their full post, “23 Vintage Ads That Would Be Banned Today”.

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