That Auburn Coach Car Endorsements Of Yesteryear post was pretty sweet. But the best, most Auburn-ish car ad—or at least the most American—was born in the 1951 Glom, 20 years before Shug’s Chevy shilling.
I’m almost blinded by the rockets’
red orange and blue glare. The only way this ad could have been more Auburn=1950s USA is if the print on her dress was, as we thought it was at first swoon, the atomic symbol.
* Coke was first sold in Auburn!
* Don Knotts, Auburn student
* Former AU homecoming queen starring in HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’
* Bama fan legislator introduced bill to abolish Auburn University in 1973
* Auburn wore green jerseys… for two seasons
* Gus Malzahn, 1989
* Jeff Foxworthy walking around Auburn
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Ann Hood McClure says
I was so excited to find this 1951 picture of my mother online. Betty Cox Hood was Homecoming Queen, a Glom Beauty, and a member of Phi Mu Sorority. She passed away in March 2014. She loved Auburn! War Eagle!