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In the ad, Baron’s father, Arthur of Beverly Hills, Calif., indicates important qualities and “musts” these potential daughters-in-law must have.Arthur describes Baron as “48 years old, live in Salt Lake City, and never been married.” While pictures are a necessity on newspaper dating ads, Arthur Brooks’ photograph of his son is admittedly outdated.The ad says, “I look just like my picture except now I have gray hair.” Traits for the women range from “flexible” to rigid.Political beliefs, for instance, are non-negotiable. The ad states, “You must be politically conservative. If you voted for Obama or plan to vote for Hillary you are not for me.” This may align with Arthur’s own political beliefs after he was allegedly drawn to Coeur d’Alene for its conservative politics, according to .Another vital attribute includes height requirements: “I am 5’5” and if you are 5’8” & like to wear high heels it may not work.” Brooks—a health shop owner—was fully unaware of his father’s actions. I can’t even describe to you how embarrassing and ridiculous this is.” Arthur Brooks apparently is suffering from long-term health problems and yearns for a grandchild to keep the family name.Brooks may be “infuriated” about the process, but he is still allowing his father to interview potential candidates.
Thinking back on it today, she laughs, “I wonder how much they were paying me for that.” All this she did alone in an office building on 3rd Avenue and East 55th Street. By the 1970s, couples were meeting at singles bars or discos—or by putting personal ads in physical, printed papers.(That spirit of optimism and belief in serendipity similarly suffuses online dating.At least at first.) But before was more intellectual, bookish, so I think there was this idea, that we would be somewhere in between.” One German-Israeli-American “executive” in his early 50s sought a woman who was “lively, buxom, flexible, non-intellectual.” That was their target audience.was the first, and largest, “singles newspaper” in the city, and promised “real ads… real responses…” from “100’s of eligible singles.” A fresh romantic life could be yours for just 75 cents a copy.Across the country, comparable publications sprung up like mushrooms, eager to capitalize on a wave of singles and divorcees looking for love in a time of increased sexual openness.
One such of these copycats on the West Coast, the , was the subject of a 1977 psychology journal article, “Courtship American Style: Newspaper Ads,” which attempted a deep dive on what it called “a fascinating new development in the field of courtship and marriage.” Coastal differences and similar names aside, the two papers were remarkably alike, and provide a revealing window into heterosexual dating at the time.