~ The Mirror of Australia, (Sydney, NSW), October 23, 1915via Trove“…no connection with Germans - either naturalised or unnaturalised. It’s a National Drink and a National Sentiment that prompts Australians to Drink it.”
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~ Screen Book magazine, June 1939via Flickr
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~ Dr. King’s New Guide to Health Household Instructor and Family Prize Cook Book, ca. 1907via University of Iowa Digital Library
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~ Keeping Up With Teen-Agers, by Evelyn Millis Duvall, 1947
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~ The Day, (New London, CT, USA), October 3, 1935
~ The Illustrated Catalogue & Price List of A. Coulter & Co., Wholesale Dealers in Staple Goods & Novelties, 1878“Four useful articles combined in one. It is an article of merit and sells at sight.”
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~ Perfect Etiquette; or, How to Behave in Society, James T. Kernan, 1877via internet archive
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Lane Bryant maternity wear catalog, 1928
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In honor of Memorial Day (USA): I picked this up so long ago that I don’t even remember where I found it. According to Wikipedia, the Empress of India was originally built in 1891 and sunk for target practice in November 1913.
I’ll never know this sailor’s name but maybe by posting this he’ll get his wish to be remembered after all, in a strange sort of way.
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~ The Ladies’ Home Journal, July, 1924(click to enlarge)Fly-Tox: the insecticide you spray directly over the baby’s crib. Also comes in a conveniently inhaleable trial size (inset).
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~ Etiquette for Gentlemen; or, Short Rules and Reflections for Conduct in Society, by A Gentleman, 1847
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~ Electricity on the Farm, General Electric Company, September 1913via Internet Archive
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~ The Character of The Gentleman, by Francis Lieber, 1864
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~ The Spinster Book, by Myrtle Reed, 1901
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~ Scott Tissues, May 1930 (Good Housekeeping)via Vintage Ads Live Journal“At least 15 painful diseases can be caused or aggravated by improper tissue, warns a prominent New York hospital specialist.”
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