Containers of "Double X Floor Cleaner," "Savabrush," and "Waxoff" ornamented to resemble athletes with arms, legs and athletic shorts and shoes added, positioned to look like they are pole vaulting over a bar with a sign reading "A New Sales-High For 1936."
Advertisement photograph for Double X Floor Cleaner with a container of the cleaner with added arms, legs and eyeglasses on a hardwood floor. The container figure carries a bucket of suds and cleans the floor with mop ends attached to its feet. Text on the advertisement reads "Double X 'takes' the floor, Makes Varnish Vanish, Makes Old Floors New."
Advertisement for Ghirardelli chocolate bars. Three chocolate bars appear to float one above the other in the foreground; "Ghirardelli's" and the profile of a baker in a chef's hat and holding a baker's peel appear as shadows in the background. "Ghirardelli Since 1852" is embossed ion the top chocolate bar.
Advertisement photograph for Ghirardelli chocolate bars with a chocolate bar in the foreground, and with "Ghirardelli's" and the profile of a baker in a chef's hat and holding a baker's peel appearing as shadows in the background. In addition, "Ghirardelli's" appears in bold black letters applied to a plate of glass -- used to create the shadow. "Ghirardelli Since 1852" is embossed ion the top chocolate bar.
The National Housing Act of 1934 created the Federal Housing Administration, a system of federally guaranteed bank mortgages. The administration's Better Housing Program also provided home repair loans to stimulate the construction industry and improve housing conditions.