Posts Tagged ‘Ads from the Past’

Ads from the Past: Rose & Thorn

Ads from the Past: Rose & Thorn

A toystore ad from 1981

Ads from the Past: The Big Cheese Co

Ads from the Past: The Big Cheese Co

A 1981 cheese ad.

Ads from the Past: Frogi’s

Ads from the Past: Frogi’s

An ad for Lake & Dupont’s Frogi’s restaurant.

Ads from the Past: Uptown Cards & Gifts

Ads from the Past: Uptown Cards & Gifts

This 1975 ad was a throw back to yesteryear as the Calhoun Elementary School released its last paper. The ad was for Uptown Cards & Gifts, which was located behind the school at 3007 Hennepin Avenue. Thatcher ImbodenHow cities work and change, how they are the product of their inhabitants and outside forces, and the […]

Ads from the Past: Jorges Furs Matchbook

Ads from the Past: Jorges Furs Matchbook

Fur and a matchbook?

Ads from the Past: House of Travel

Ads from the Past: House of Travel

An ad from 1989

Ads from the Past: Harris Hardware

Ads from the Past: Harris Hardware

Harris Hardware, once located at 3045 Hennepin Avenue, placed this ad in the 1975 Calhoun Elementary School newspaper. The ad was a throwback. Check out this 1981 ad that’s a bit more conventional. Thatcher ImbodenHow cities work and change, how they are the product of their inhabitants and outside forces, and the resulting livability keep […]

Ads from the Past: Orr Books

Ads from the Past: Orr Books

A 1975 ad of Uptown’s Orr Books.

Ads from the Past: South of the Border

Ads from the Past: South of the Border

This 1975 ad for local Mexican restaurant, South of the Border.

Ads from the Past: Meyer’s Fruit & Vegetable Store

Seedless or seeded raisins? Your pick for 30 cents.