~ Scan from Mrs. Gover’s copy of The Ladies’ Home Cookbook, 1894. Other bits and pieces from Mrs. Gover’s book can be found using my “Gover" tag.

~ Scan from Mrs. Gover’s copy of The Ladies’ Home Cookbook, 1894. Other bits and pieces from Mrs. Gover’s book can be found using my “Gover" tag.

~ The Ladies’ Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners; or, Miss Leslie’s Behaviour Book, a Guide and Manual for Ladies, by Eliza Leslie, 1864via Open Library

~ The Ladies’ Guide to True Politeness and Perfect Manners; or, Miss Leslie’s Behaviour Book, a Guide and Manual for Ladies, by Eliza Leslie, 1864
via Open Library

~ J. R. Stafford’s Family Receipt Book, 1856
dandyads:

~ Sealtest Triple-Treat Ice Cream, 1955

dandyads:

~ Sealtest Triple-Treat Ice Cream, 1955
~ The Housekeeper’s Year-Book, by Helen Campbell, 1883

~ The Housekeeper’s Year-Book, by Helen Campbell, 1883

~ Our Home Counselor, a Practical Cyclopedia for Daily Use, Containing Reliable Recipes, Legal Forms, Interests Tables, etc., by L. W. Yaggy, 1873
~ Social Etiquette or Manners and Customs of Polite Society, Maud C. Cooke, 1896

~ Social Etiquette or Manners and Customs of Polite Society, Maud C. Cooke, 1896

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~ New Orleans Daily Democrat, February 14, 1877via Weird Shit in Historic Newspapers

~ New Orleans Daily Democrat, February 14, 1877
via Weird Shit in Historic Newspapers

~ Social Etiquette, by Nathan B. Medbery, 1889

~ Social Etiquette, by Nathan B. Medbery, 1889

~ Road Book of Boston and Vicinity for Bicyclers, Riders and Drivers, Charles A. Underwood, Ed., 1893
~ The Genesee News, January 24, 1902Looking for smallpox? You’ll have to choose a different restaurant.

~ The Genesee News, January 24, 1902

Looking for smallpox? You’ll have to choose a different restaurant.

~ Useful Tips: A Handbook of Miscellaneous Information, by Albert Alonzo Wentz, 1921
~ A Desk-Book of Errors in English Including Notes on Colloquialisms and Slang to be Avoided in Conversation, by Frank H. Vizetelly, 1920

~ A Desk-Book of Errors in English Including Notes on Colloquialisms and Slang to be Avoided in Conversation, by Frank H. Vizetelly, 1920

~ The Columbus Journal, August 30, 1911

~ The Columbus Journal, August 30, 1911