Demonic and crazed

I suppose this is not the best way to think about children just before they show up for class next week, but I had to laugh at these portrayals of children in ads from the fifties. Demonic and crazed, these children represent how the culture looked at all of us when we were growing up almost 60 years ago.

It explains a lot.

These images come from a fascinating website on mid-century illustration, Plan 59.

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3 Responses to Demonic and crazed

  1. Jerome Bloom says:

    I

    AM

    VERY

    NORMAL

    NOT

    CRAAZED

    ATALL

    NOT

    MUCH

    PROCESSED

    FOOD

    IN

    OURHOME

    MAMAMADE

    ALMOST

    ALLMEALS

    FROM

    SCRATCH

    THAT
    EXPLAINS

    ME

    RIGHT????????????!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. OMG! Nuts. And so VERY interested.

    Weirdly enough, they all look medicated or high on preservatives.

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