Bell Solar Battery 1954

Lucent Technologies inc./Bell Labs--Bell Labs released this panel in 1954. Time Magazine reported it produced up to 50 Watts per square meter.

Bell Solar Panel Advertisement

Bell Solar Panel Advertisement

Bell Labs Commercial Solar Panel 1955

Lucent Technologies inc./Bell Labs

Bell Solar Panel Advertisement

Additional Bell Solar Panel Advertisement

Bell Labratory Scientists

Gordon Pearson, Calvin Fuller and Darryl Chapin in Bell Labs credited with developing the first useful solar cell

44th President elect, Mr. Barack Obama is being inaugurated tomorrow. Mr. Obama will wear a tuxedo made by Chicago based tailor Hart Schaffner & Marx. The business was started by Harry and Max Hart in 1872 as a small men’s clothing shop on State Street. Hart Schaffner & Marx has always manufactured it’s suits and menswear in union shops here in the United States of America. To celebrate Mr. Obama’s selection of Hart Schaffner & Marx and to support unionized labor, here is a look back at some great Hart Schaffner & Marx ads from the 1940’s – 1960’s. I found these on Ebay.

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1961 - Photograph by Richard Avedon

1961 - Photograph by Richard Avedon

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Space Age Sexism

December 10, 2008

Just to make it clear, The Invisible Agent does not condone sexism in any way, shape, or form; but these old ads from the 1950’s are too good to pass up.  Check them out for a look at advertising history.

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Sexist Santa knows just what she wants for the Holidays

Sexist Santa knows just what she wants for the Holidays

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