Here's one (below) from the year the store opened in Lorain. It ran on Friday, November 7, 1913 in The Lorain Times-Herald. It's the oldest ad that I was able to find on microfilm for 1913 and may very well be the ad introducing Lorain shoppers to Kline's.
|November 12, 1928 ad|
|November 14, 1928 ad|
|May 24, 1935 newspaper ad|
Jumping ahead to the 1940s, here's a 1947 ad (below) that ran in the Lorain Journal. It's amazing how different and modern the ads looked by then.
|May 2, 1947 ad|
The 1947 Lorain City Directory ad (below) stated the store's motto very simply.
Here's a Valentine's Day-themed ad from 1956 that seems pretty racy (below)!
|February 10, 1956 ad|
Here's one (below) that's a little more conservative, from May 1959.
|May 1959 ad|
Here's one from 1964 (below).
|June 1964 ad|
And here's an ad from the end of Kline's days in Lorain – the year it closed: 1975 (below).
|January 1975 ad|