Do you wonder what Bermuda was like in the 1930′s? Scroll down for a look at how we our advertised ourselves to potential tourists over 70 years ago. As you will see, the last ad posted shows racial overtones from a regrettable part of Bermuda’s history.
The ads were scanned in from vintage magazines, and most the ads were produced by The Bermuda Trade Development Board, the appointed body that was the forerunner to Department of Tourism. The board oversaw Bermuda’s tourism efforts from 1913 to the mid 1960′s.
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- Celebrating Bermuda’s Cultural Identity
- RMS “Aquitania” On 1935 Cruise To Bermuda
- Golden Age of Bermuda Clippers
- Halifax To Host Diaspora Trail Meeting
- Upcoming: St. George’s Peppercorn Ceremony
- Video: Greenberg On Bermuda Culture