~ One Thousand and One Useful Recipes and Valuable Hints about Cooking & Housekeeping, pub. by Ewell’s X.L. Dairy Bottled Milk Company, 1890"Public Telephone Station, direct communication to points now reached by telephone; long distance speaking instrument. Strictly private."

~ One Thousand and One Useful Recipes and Valuable Hints about Cooking & Housekeeping, pub. by Ewell’s X.L. Dairy Bottled Milk Company, 1890

"Public Telephone Station, direct communication to points now reached by telephone; long distance speaking instrument. Strictly private."

~ Gold Shield Coffee, Cupid’s Book of Good Counsel, 1918(click to enlarge)"How the taste tickles palates and drowns the petty memories of the things that may have happened the night before! Don’t ever be without it in the house. Something awful might happen if you were forced to disappoint him with ordinary coffee."

~ Gold Shield Coffee, Cupid’s Book of Good Counsel, 1918
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"How the taste tickles palates and drowns the petty memories of the things that may have happened the night before! Don’t ever be without it in the house. Something awful might happen if you were forced to disappoint him with ordinary coffee."

~ 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

~ New York Tribune, June 22, 1919"Went to War! Home Again"

~ New York Tribune, June 22, 1919

"Went to War! Home Again"

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~ Home Helps: A Pure Food Cook Book, 1910via Duke University Library"There is a logical and hygienic reason why this is so."Note: The author never tells you what that reason is, only that it is logical and hygienic.

~ Home Helps: A Pure Food Cook Book, 1910
via Duke University Library

"There is a logical and hygienic reason why this is so."

Note: The author never tells you what that reason is, only that it is logical and hygienic.

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~ Tennessee State Fair Official Souvenir Program and Guide, 1907(click to enlarge)"A Coffee of such exhilarating and palate-tickling flavor that it makes you thankful for life"

~ Tennessee State Fair Official Souvenir Program and Guide, 1907
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"A Coffee of such exhilarating and palate-tickling flavor that it makes you thankful for life"

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~ Police History and Directory, Police Pensioners Protective Association (Chicago, Ill.); 1916via Internet Archive(click to enlarge)

~ Police History and Directory, Police Pensioners Protective Association (Chicago, Ill.); 1916
via Internet Archive
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