Ads Through the Years
Below is a collection of Newspaper Ads dating from 1919 – 2006
The first advertisement below, distributed by the Oldsmobile Sales Company in the Sunday, June 29, 1919 edition of The Washington Post is probably the very first ad in which the Rockville Garage appeared. Dealers are listed in fine print at the bottom: note Rockville Garage, Rockville, Md, which I have highlighted in yellow. Initially, Reed Brothers sold Oldsmobile and Hudson, along with Dodge. (click on images to enlarge)
Rockville Garage – The Washington Post – Sunday, July 11, 1920, Washington, District Of Columbia. Advertisement for Hudson Super Six showing a list of Dealers in fine print at the bottom: note Rockville, Garage is highlighted in yellow.
In the late ’60′s, The Dodge Boys “White Hat Specials” were part of Dodge’s marketing and advertising campaigns. Below are clips from an ad that Reed Brothers ran in the Gaithersburg Gazette in August 1965 to promote their 50th anniversary. The title of the ad reads: The Dodge Boys and Reed Brothers celebrate a 50 Year Success, 1915 to 1965! If you need a New or Used Car, come in today and cut yourself a “Slice of Savings…”