Southern Cypress Manufacturers’ Association Cypress Print Ads National Geographic, 1930-1940 – Part 1
(Above) National Geographic Print Ad Does Cypress ‘The Wood Eternal’ Last?:
“Study These Photographs of an ‘Ingrowing Fence.’ (Pictures of cypress lumber embedded into living cypress trees, which after many years have bonded together into a ‘living’ fence). The proof of the fencing is in the lasting. Build of Cypress Lumber and you build but once. Insist on Cypress at your local lumber dealers. If he hasn’t it, let us know IMMEDIATELY.” Southern Cypress Manufacturers’ Association 1200 Hibernia Bank Building, New Orleans, La.
(Above) National Geographic Print Ad Tide Water Red Cypress ‘The Wood Eternal’:
“When you build to-day construction gives generations of service as shown by authentic record of building experience down through the centuries. Used for foundation timbers, sills, siding, porches and all exterior woodwork, Tide-water Red Cypress successfully resists decay influences by virure of the natural preservative grown into the wood, averts costly repairs and stops early depreciation at the source – practical economy.
And, beauty of grain, ease of working, non-warping quality, plus ability to take all finishes, also recommend ‘the Wood Eternal’ for interior woodwork of enduring beauty, at a relatively moderate cost.
Whether you are planning a mansion, a cottage, a bungalow or just a garden fence, it will pay you to get all the facts about this versatile wood and build right in the first place. Write for Free Cottage of Bungalow Plans.” Southern Cypress Manufacturers’ Association 1224 Poydras Building, New Orleans, Louisiana.