Tag Archives: Hanukkah

1918 Miscellany: Perplexing ads edition

What to serve for breakfast to your two husbands and your children who are drawn in a completely different style.

Ladies’ Home Journal, November 1918

The whole point of UNDERwear has eluded this family.

Ladies’ Home Journal, November 1918

Cuuuuuute!

Ladies’ Home Journal, December 1918

And happy Hanukkah to all who celebrate!*

Carrying Chanuka gifts to hospitalized servicemen at the Ninth Naval District Hospital, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1918 (American Jewish Historical Society)

*The first night of Hanukkah in 1918 was on Thanksgiving (November 28). The holidays next coincided in 2013; they won’t do so again until 2070.