~ An ABC For Baby Patriots, Mrs. Ernest Ames, 1898
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~ The Young Man’s Guide, by William Alcott, 1846

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

~ Student’s Handbook, Sweet Briar College, 1955-1956via Internet Archive

~ Student’s Handbook, Sweet Briar College, 1955-1956
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~ Student’s Handbook, Sweet Briar College, 1955-1956
~ W. J. Gage & Co., 1911-1912(click to enlarge)Germ-Proof Slates: “Each slate is put through a special process which leaves it free from any danger of infection in future, and makes it completely Germ-proof.”

~ W. J. Gage & Co., 1911-1912
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Germ-Proof Slates: “Each slate is put through a special process which leaves it free from any danger of infection in future, and makes it completely Germ-proof.”

~ Midway Park Souvenir, 1894"…an absolute necessity in an intelligent family."

~ Midway Park Souvenir, 1894

"…an absolute necessity in an intelligent family."

~ Correct Social Usage: a Course of Instruction in good Form, Style and Deportment, by Eighteen Distinguished Authors, 1906

~ Correct Social Usage: a Course of Instruction in good Form, Style and Deportment, by Eighteen Distinguished Authors, 1906

~ Pros and Cons: A Newspaper Reader’s and Debater’s Guide to the Leading Controversies of the Day, John Bertram Askew, 1899(click to enlarge)"Con: (3) Compulsory Education teaches them enough to be able to read "penny dreadfuls" and other injurious literature, but creates no desire for higher knowledge."

~ Pros and Cons: A Newspaper Reader’s and Debater’s Guide to the Leading Controversies of the Day, John Bertram Askew, 1899
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"Con: (3) Compulsory Education teaches them enough to be able to read "penny dreadfuls" and other injurious literature, but creates no desire for higher knowledge."

~ Health and Beauty, by John V. Shoemaker, L.L.D., M.D.; 1908

~ Health and Beauty, by John V. Shoemaker, L.L.D., M.D.; 1908

~  Tennessee State Fair Official Souvenir Program and Guide, September 23rd to 28th 1907via Internet Archive(click to enlarge)"Electric switch in every room.""Our corridors are ten feet wide."

~ Tennessee State Fair Official Souvenir Program and Guide, September 23rd to 28th 1907
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"Electric switch in every room."
"Our corridors are ten feet wide."

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925via Internet Archive

~ The Guide to Reading (The Pocket University, Vol. XXIII), 1925
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~ The Habit; Salina Kansas, Washington High School, 1917
via Internet ArchiveSlate blackboards in all classrooms! Public schools have always been the last to get the new technology…

~ The Habit; Salina Kansas, Washington High School, 1917
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Slate blackboards in all classrooms! Public schools have always been the last to get the new technology…

~ Milligan College Handbook for Girls, 1937-1938

~ Milligan College Handbook for Girls, 1937-1938

~ Facts for the People, Things Worth Knowing: A Book of Receipts, in which Every Thing is of Practical Use to Every Body, 1850
~ The Pinnacles, newsletter of Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina, January 1927via Digital Library of Appalachia

~ The Pinnacles, newsletter of Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina, January 1927
via Digital Library of Appalachia