Time Capsules on the Page: The History and Art of Dow’s Vintage Ads

As time goes on, Dow’s early ads say even more. They provide snapshots of the Company’s growth, U.S. history, and the changing aesthetics of publishing and advertising.

 

1935 DOWFLAKE™ Ad: “Protect Their Precious Lives!”

Black/white 1935 DOWFLAKE™ calcium chloride ad: “Protect Their Precious Lives!”Read More

1944 ad on peace and scientific achievement: “The Chemistry of Hope”

Color 1944 Dow ad on peace and scientific achievement: “The Chemistry of Hope”Read More

1941 ad on products used in sporting goods: “The Chemistry of Recreation”

Color 1941 Dow ad: “The Chemistry of Recreation”Read More
 

1957 Dow latex paint ad: “No sooner planned than painted” 

Color 1957 Dow latex paint ad “No sooner planned than painted”Read More

1946 Dow Pharmaceuticals ad: “Extending an Enjoyable Life Expectancy

Color 1946 Dow Pharmaceuticals ad: “Extending an Enjoyable Life Expectancy”Read More

1939 Cliffchar ad: “Keeping ‘Adam’s Ale’ Up to Par!”
 

Color 1939 Cliffchar ad: “Keeping ‘Adam’s Ale’ Up to Par!”Read More
 

1953 Saran Wrap® ad: “The Most Amazing Food Wrap Ever Developed!”

Color 1953 Saran Wrap® ad: “The Most Amazing Food Wrap Ever Developed!”Read More

1950s Styron™ ad: “Plastic Wall Tile Made of Styron”
 

Color 1950s Styron™ ad: “Plastic Wall Tile Made of Styron”Read More

1943 ad on returning empty product barrels: “Handle Drums with Care”

Returning Empty BarrelsRead More