~ The Southern Illinois Record, September 3, 1914

~ The Southern Illinois Record, September 3, 1914

~ Social Etiquette, by Nathan B. Medbery, 1889

~ Social Etiquette, by Nathan B. Medbery, 1889

~ Modern Etiquette in Public and Private, 1893via Internet Archive

~ Modern Etiquette in Public and Private, 1893
via Internet Archive

~ McCall Doll Family Pattern, 1940via lindapaloma on Etsy

~ McCall Doll Family Pattern, 1940
via lindapaloma on Etsy

~ The Southern Illinois Record, August 6, 1914via Illinois Digital Archives

~ The Southern Illinois Record, August 6, 1914
via Illinois Digital Archives

~ Our Home Counselor, a Practical Cyclopedia for Daily Use, Containing Reliable Recipes, Legal Forms, Interests tables, etc., by L. W. Yaggy, 1873
~ Scott Tissue, 1938via Flickr"You may love to go to a friend’s home for a dozen reasons, and yet if she overlooks this most important nicety, you’re bound to be a little shocked…"

~ Scott Tissue, 1938
via Flickr

"You may love to go to a friend’s home for a dozen reasons, and yet if she overlooks this most important nicety, you’re bound to be a little shocked…"

~ Etiquette at College, by Nellie Ballou, 1925

~ Etiquette at College, by Nellie Ballou, 1925

~ Etiquette for Americans, by A Woman of Fashion, 1898

~ Etiquette for Americans, by A Woman of Fashion, 1898

~ The Young Man’s Guide, by William Alcott, 1846

~ The Young Man’s Guide, by William Alcott, 1846

~ Fatima Cigarettes, 1914

~ Fatima Cigarettes, 1914

(Source: retro-advertising)

1897: Bicycling Etiquette

crumblingpages:

"Don’t fall into the very ugly fashion of standing with one foot on the pedal when dismounted; many girls do it unconsciously, and it is extremely unbecoming."

~From The Houston Daily Post (Houston, Tex.), Tuesday, August 17, 1897

~ The Whittier Register, December 4, 1910via Whittier Public Library Digital Archives

~ The Whittier Register, December 4, 1910
via Whittier Public Library Digital Archives

dandyads:

Lysol, 1916

dandyads:

Lysol, 1916

~ English Electric Company, July 1954via Grace’s Guide"You may see the name English Electric, too, on your refrigerator, your cooker, your washing machine, your television set…but that’s another story."

~ English Electric Company, July 1954
via Grace’s Guide

"You may see the name English Electric, too, on your refrigerator, your cooker, your washing machine, your television set…but that’s another story."