ALMANAC FLASHBACK: ADVERTISEMENTS FROM EARLY WORLD ALMANACS

Early 20th-century editions of The World Almanac were ad-supported, making for hilarious finds when we're going through our archives circa 2016. Here are a few favorites.
  1. KAISER MUSTACHE TRAINER: "If You Want a Nice Well-Trained Mustache"
    From The World Almanac 1901. ("Overcomes every objectionable feature of a mustache" appears to be false advertising, depending on the reader of the ad.)
  2. Ventriloquist Double Throat: "Lots of fun for a dime"
    Published in The World Almanac 1914.
  3. "SANI-PHONE Hygienic Telephone Discs"
    Published in The World Almanac 1910.
  4. Kellogg's Sanitone Wafers: "Drive Gloom from Your Brain"
    Published in The World Almanac 1914.
  5. "Dr. Scott's Electric Corsets and Hair Dryers"
    Published in The World Almanac 1910.
  6. "How to Have Eyes That Fascinate"
    The secret to "strong, beautiful healthy eyes" published in The World Almanac 1914. 👀