Slaton, TX promotional poster, 1910

It Pays to Advertise

September 7th, 2015 Posted by Uncategorized 0 thoughts on “It Pays to Advertise”

There are many ways for today’s small businesses to advertise, but in Slaton’s earlier days they had to be creative and resourceful.  Here a few examples of those efforts, now posted in our Historic Slaton and Harvey House Photos gallery along with several other new additions.

Slaton, TX promotional poster, 1910

Slaton, TX promotional poster, 1910

Davis Gin, Slaton TX promotional wallet

Davis Gin, Slaton TX promotional wallet

Slaton Lumber Company promotional wooden nickel, reverse side

Slaton Lumber Company promotional wooden nickel, reverse side

1965 Slaton Lumber Wooden Nickel

1965 Slaton Lumber Company wooden nickel, front side

Piggly Wiggly, 1956-81

Piggly Wiggly, 1956-81

Barney Wilson, Slaton delivery truck for Mrs Baird's Bread, 1955

Barney Wilson, Slaton delivery truck for Mrs Baird’s Bread, 1955

1941-1946 Slaton billboard

Slaton billboard near the Harvey House, 1941-46, inviting passing soldiers to come back after the war

1940s Johns Dairy truck

Johns Jersey Dairy delivery truck, 1940s Slaton

Davis & Legg Gin, 1930's promotional themometer

Davis & Legg Gin, 1930’s promotional themometer, Slaton

Slaton Power & Light ad, 1922. For a free in-home demonstration of the Electric Washer

Slaton Power & Light ad, 1922. For a free in-home demonstration of the Electric Washer

1921 promotional calendar, Paul Owens Jeweler, Slaton

1921 promotional calendar, Paul Owens Jeweler, Slaton

1912 G.L. Sledge Transfer, Sledge family

1912 G.L. Sledge Transfer, Sledge family

1946 McIlhaney's Milk Delivery, Gladys Meurer

1946 McIlhaney’s Milk Delivery, Gladys Meurer

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