Spousal abuse in the 50’s….. look at this link to a newspaper’s survey made in the 50’s… and this is new york (one of the most cosmopolitan places in America), imagine how it was like in middle America!
Can't digest doughnuts? Try Crisco! I can't even tell you how just looking at this ad - with that big bowl of donuts - makes my stomach hurt. (And yes, I get that it was a "thrifty" way to cook, but oh my.)