Welcome to Everything Croton, a collection of all things Croton--our history, our homes, our issues, our businesses, our schools--in short, EVERYTHING CROTON.
We just love the old ads from the post-war ads...Thank you Mary L for this classic from 1952: DON'T BE A LIVING ROOM CAPTIVE...STEP OUT AND SEE A GREAT MOVIE....(don't you just love the sales pitch here!)
How many of you remember Lustre-Creme Shampoo? Click on the images BELOW and enjoy this double-spread advertisement. We had to get a little creative with the cut and scanning to make the content easier to enjoy. A marvelous collection of Hollywood talent... beauty... brains... and more...You may also enjoy this post---all about "Dream Girls" and Lustre-Creme Shampoo: http://www.otrr.org/FILES/Articles/Danny_Goodwin_Articles/Amazing.pdf
And for those of you who love beauty products like this, VERMONT COUNTRY STORE may just have the answer:
---THE ORIGINAL TANGEE LIPSTICK! CLICK HERE.
---THOSE OFTEN HARD TO FIND PERFUMES YOU USED TO LOVE; CLICK HERE.
And speaking of perfume, do you remember BLUE WALTZ, MY SIN...and the "Croton Perfume Factory"....yes....it was on Brook Street; click here.
FOR MORE ABOUT "LUSTRE-CREME SHAMPOO WITH LANOLIN", visit THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY AT https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_1448905