These are some of the things you may have seen advertised Below and how much food and groceries cost in the 70's
Ajax Cleaner 15 cents California 1970
Alka Selzer 39 cents Ohio 1971
Apples 59 cents for 4 pounds California 1970
Baby Lotion $1.59 Illinois 1978
Bananas 12 cents per pound California 1970
Bathroom Tissue 13 cents California 1970
Birds Eye Cool whip 38 cents Ohio 1971
Boneless Hams $2.29 per pound Nebraska 1976
Campbells Tomato Soup 10 cents California 1970
cantaloupe 89 cents for 3 California 1970
Celery 38 cents Ohio 1971
Clorox bleach 38 cents California 1970
Cranberries 29 cents per pound Ohio 1971
Crest Toothpaste 77 cents California 1970
Dogs Food $1.00 for 12 cans California 1970
Folgers Coffee $1.90 per pound Illinois 1978
Fresh Beef Liver 49 Cents per pound California 1970
Fresh Grapes 69 cents per pound Illinois 1978
Fresh Strawberries 29 cents per pound California 1970
Fresh Turkey 43 cents per pound Ohio 1971
Frozen french Fries 69 cents for 5 pounds Ohio 1971
Frozen Pumpkin Pies 79 cents Ohio 1971
Frozen Vegetables 25 cents for 2 pks California 1970
Frozen vegetables 29 cents per pound California 1970
Frozen Vegetables 79 cents Illinois 1978
Fruit Cocktail 20 cents per can Ohio 1971
Grape jelly 25 cents California 1970
Grapefruit 99 cents for 10 California 1970
Ground beef 98 cents per pound Illinois 1978
Ground Round 79 Cents per pound Missouri 1970
Head and Shoulder Shampoo 79 cents California 1970
Heinz ketchup 19 cents California 1970
Hellmanns Mayonnaise $1.39 Illinois 1978
Idaho Potatoes 98 cents for 10 pounds Ohio 1971


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jersey Maid Yogurt 19 cents California 1970
Jiffy Peanut Butter 59 cents Ohio 1971
Joy Liquid detergent 49 cents Ohio 1971
Land O lakes Butter $1.33 per pound Illinois 1978
Large AA Eggs 59 cents per dozen California 1970
Lettuce 10 cents each California 1970
Lifebouy Soup 19 cents per bar California 1970
margarine 59 cents per pound Illinois 1978
Medium Eggs 25 cents per dozen Ohio 1971
Miracle Whip $1.09 Illinois 1978
Mortons Frozen Dinners $1.00 for 3 California 1970
Mortons TV Dinners 36 cents Ohio 1971
NY Strip Steaks $2.39 per pound Illinois 1978
Onions 9 cents per pound California 1970
Oranges 7 cents per pound California 1970
Oscar Meyer Bacon 88 cents per pound California 1970
Pineapples 29 cents per pound Illinois 1978
Polish Sausage $1.98 per pound Illinois 1978
Pork Chops 59 cents per pound California 1970
Pork Roast 59 cents per pound California 1970
Pork Roast $1.33 per pound Illinois 1978
Pot Roast 79 cents per pound Illinois 1978
Potatoes Chips 89 cents 24 oz bag Ohio 1971
Potatoes 9 cents per pound California 1970
Roasting Chickens 98 cents per pound Illinois 1978
Sirloin Steak $1.19 per pound California 1970
Sliced Boiled Ham $1.39 per pound California 1970
Sliced bread 25 cents per loaf California 1970
Sliced Loaf Bread 16 cents Ohio 1971
Star Kist Tuna 29 cents per can California 1970
Sugar 39 cents for 5 pounds California 1970
Sweet Corn 79 cents for 10 California 1970
Sweet Potatoes 14 cents per pound Illinois 1978
Tomatoes 99 cents for 4 pounds California 1970
Tomatoes 19 cents per pound California 1970
Tomatoes 49 cents per pound Illinois 1978
Turkey 68 cents per pound Illinois 1978
Turkeys 58 cents per pound California 1970
Watermelon 10 cents per pound California 1970
Wieners 69 cents per pound California 1970
Deans French Onion Dip 50 cents Illinois 1978
ground Beef 99 cents per pound Illinois 1978
Rump Roast $1.69 per pound $1.69 per pound Illinois 1978
Sliced Bacon $1.29 per pound $1.29 per pound Illinois 1978