|November 27th, 1919|
- Thanksgiving in 1914 and early autoism
- Thanksgiving in 1916 and grocery store ads
- Thanksgiving in 1917 and threats to corner grocery stores
- Portland's first Jaywalking law enacted
- Plans for Salem's first auto show and a dedicated auto section in the paper (auto advertising remained strong, but the section did dwindle out after a couple months)
- Harry Scott reopened his bike shop at the current location
- Watt Shipp and other partners form Valley Motor Company for Fords; later in the year they announced an expansion
After World War I, the industrial capacity of the nation needed to switch back to peacetime production and to find the demand for all that production capacity. There's also emphasis on new electrification and driving demand for electricity, and on the objectivity of scientific management.
|Electrically toasted, scientifically managed|
November 26th, 1919
Rolled oats are a Staple that Builds up and Holds up a Splendid Vigor....Through long and searching tests made in our laboratories, every detail required to produce Superior Rolled Oats was completely and originally determined.
|Salem Electric started to sell washing machines|
(But not the modern coop!
See notes on Frank and Clara Barton here and here)
November 29th, 1919
|Advertising, nationalized brands, and patriotism|
February 15th, 1919
|Advertising as trustworthy information|
October 22nd, 1919
|Many of these foods are no longer special or prized|
November 25th, 1919
|November 28th, 1919|
|November 29th, 1919|