~ Social Etiquette, by Nathan B. Medbery, 1889

~ Social Etiquette, by Nathan B. Medbery, 1889

~ Gallup Poll, June 8, 1949via Twitter / HistOpinion)

~ Gallup Poll, June 8, 1949
via Twitter / HistOpinion)

~ 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

~ General Electric, April 1941  via  Flickr"Today, for most of us, the mixture of food and kerosene odor has ceased to be a problem. More and more of our food, packed by electric machines, comes to us in sanitary containers."

~ General Electric, April 1941 
via Flickr

"Today, for most of us, the mixture of food and kerosene odor has ceased to be a problem. More and more of our food, packed by electric machines, comes to us in sanitary containers."

~ The Psychology of Mental Disorders, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1928

~ The Psychology of Mental Disorders, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1928

~ Our Home Counselor, a Practical Cyclopedia for Daily Use, Containing Reliable Recipes, Legal Forms, Interests tables, etc., by L. W. Yaggy, 1873
~ The Southern Illinois Record, June 4, 1914via Illinois Digital Archives

~ The Southern Illinois Record, June 4, 1914
via Illinois Digital Archives

~ Practical Etiquette, by A. Flanagan, 1899

~ Practical Etiquette, by A. Flanagan, 1899

~ Dorothy Dix, The Ogden Standard., May 24, 1918
~ K & A Mop Bucket, 1954 via Flickr"Add years to Mother’s life - give her the WORLD’S BEST mop bucket"

~ K & A Mop Bucket, 1954 
via Flickr

"Add years to Mother’s life - give her the WORLD’S BEST mop bucket"

~ Hand-Book of Etiquette, and Guide to True Politeness, by Arthur Martine, 1866
~ Etiquette at College, by Nellie Ballou, 1925

~ Etiquette at College, by Nellie Ballou, 1925

~ Bell Telephone, 1954 via flickr"When you’re going to stop and visit out-of-town friends, it’s a good idea to telephone ahead."

~ Bell Telephone, 1954 
via flickr

"When you’re going to stop and visit out-of-town friends, it’s a good idea to telephone ahead."

~ Manners in Business, Elizabeth Gregg MacGibbon, 1936

~ Manners in Business, Elizabeth Gregg MacGibbon, 1936

~ The People’s Friend, a Valuable Collection of Medical and Household Recipes, Scientific Facts, Experiments, etc., etc., by J. A. Melville, 1888

~ The People’s Friend, a Valuable Collection of Medical and Household Recipes, Scientific Facts, Experiments, etc., etc., by J. A. Melville, 1888