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Heroin - by Bayer, the trusted name in pain relief. A bottle of Bayer's 'Heroin'. Between 1890 and 1910 heroin was sold as a non-addictive substitute for morphine. It was also used to treat children suffering with a strong cough.

Post image for Nostalgic Daily: A Place in the Car for the Family Dog

"Your dog will ride safely in this sack." Vintage Ad June 1936 issue of Popular Mechanics.Dog Rides Comfortably in Sack on Running Board

@1880 It was legal & used publicly

This Antique Cocaine Dish would be brilliant in my kitchen. Can you imagine Mum's face when I put sugar in her tea from it? Cocaine was legal in the US until

The good old days!

Opium for relief of headache, pain, "excitability," “women’s discomforts.” alcohol and 3 grams of opium per ounce.

Según la etiqueta "no contiene opio", pero sí cannabis, cloroformo y alcohol (1930)

Cannabis cough syrup, no Opiates. You'll have to take those separately.

An old ad they could NEVER get away with today. Right Ladies?

Vintage Lane Bryant Ad: ‘Calling All Chubbies’ - It's unclear when this ran, but this is hilarious! I want that coat!

I am not sure if this says what they intended for it to say....or not? - Imgur

I am not sure if this says what they intended for it to say....or not?

"Don't Kill your Wife with Work.Let Electricity Do It!", Funny Vintage Advertising, Assume they didn't realize what they were saying.

Cure for drunks - Don't drink alcohol, drink 'cocaine port' instead! seems like a good idea?


A period advert for "Methedrine" (a brand name for Methamphetamine), commonly prescribed as a diet pill and antidepressant. While they took it, housewives felt full of alertness and activity for the next 12 hours.

Seriously Disturbing Vintage Advertisements Source These vintage advertisements are so shockingly offensive you won’t believe they were allowed to print this stuff!

This is a negative ad because a cigarette company is trying to influence a pregnant mother to smoke their brand of cigarettes because they taste good and because it will make the baby skinner when it is born.