~ Kent’s New Commentary: A Manual for Young Men, by C.H. Kent, 1880

~ Kent’s New Commentary: A Manual for Young Men, by C.H. Kent, 1880

~ Etiquette, Jr., by Mary Elizabeth Clark and Margery Closey Quigley, 1965

~ Etiquette, Jr., by Mary Elizabeth Clark and Margery Closey Quigley, 1965

~ Manners in Business, Elizabeth Gregg MacGibbon, 1936

~ Manners in Business, Elizabeth Gregg MacGibbon, 1936

~ The Southern Illinois Record,  April 2, 1914
~ What Shall I Eat? The Housewife’s Manual, by Miss E. Neill, 1892
The Home and Farm Manual; A New and Complete Pictorial Cyclopedia of Farm, Garden, Household, Architectural, Legal, Medical and Social Information, by Hon. Jonathan Periam, 1884
~ Gallup Poll, 1954 (via Twitter / HistOpinion)

~ Gallup Poll, 1954
(via Twitter / HistOpinion)

~ Bank of New South Wales, 1956

~ Bank of New South Wales, 1956

~ The Handbook of the Man of Fashion, by the author of “Etiquette for Gentlemen”, 1847

~ The Handbook of the Man of Fashion, by the author of “Etiquette for Gentlemen”, 1847

~ Woman’s Bi-Centenary Committee Souvenir, Detroit 1701 - 1901via Internet Archive"The Cause of All Disease is Microbes (so says science)"The story of William Radam and his Microbe Killer

~ Woman’s Bi-Centenary Committee Souvenir, Detroit 1701 - 1901
via Internet Archive

"The Cause of All Disease is Microbes (so says science)"

The story of William Radam and his Microbe Killer

~ 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

~ Montgomery Wards, 1969

~ Montgomery Wards, 1969

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~ Tried and True. Tennessee Model Household Guide, by Mollie Huggins, 1897
~ Sausalito News, February 22, 1913via California Digital Newspaper Collection

~ Sausalito News, February 22, 1913
via California Digital Newspaper Collection

~ 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