Weekend Graphic: The Lady and the Car (1950)

On May 31, 1950, the Richmond Times-Dispatch ran a cartoon titled “They’ll Do It Every Time.” I guess the “bad driver” trope was the 1950s alternative to the “captive wife.” It’s pretty self explanatory:

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2 responses to “Weekend Graphic: The Lady and the Car (1950)

  1. the weekend graphics are so fascinating. where do you find all these?

  2. Thanks bro! I kinda went overboard compiling old newspaper images from the 50s during my thesis research … couldn’t fit them all into my narrative, but they’re fun to share

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