THE YEAR 1906??
hundred years ago.
What a difference a century makes!
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The average life expectancy
percent of the homes had a bathtub.
percent of the homes had a telephone.
There were only
of paved roads.
The maximum speed limit in most cities was
The tallest structure in the world was the
The average wage in
cents per hour.
worker made between
A competent accountant could expect to earn
per year, a veterinarian between
per year, and a mechanical engineer about
More than 95 percent of all births
took place at
Ninety percent of all doctors had
NO COLLEGE EDUCATION!
Instead, they attended so-called medical
schools, many of which were condemned in the
press AND the government as
cents a pound.
cents a dozen.
cents a pound.
Most women only washed their hair
a month, and used
borax or egg yolks for shampoo.
passed a law that prohibited poor people from
entering into their country for any reason.
Five leading causes of death
1. Pneumonia and influenza
4. Heart disease
The American flag had 45 stars.
The population of
Las Vegas ,
Nevada , was only 30!!!!
Crossword puzzles, canned beer, and ice tea
hadn't been invented yet.
There was no Mother's Day or Father's Day.
Two out of every 10 adults couldn't read or
Only 6 percent of all Americans had graduated
from high school.
Marijuana, heroin, and morphine were all
available over the counter at the local corner
drugstores. Back then pharmacists said,
"Heroin clears the complexion, gives buoyancy to
regulates the stomach and bowels, and is, in
fact, a perfect guardian
( Shocking? DUH! )
Eighteen percent of households had at least
one full-time servant or domestic help.
There were about
reported murders in the
Try to imagine what it may be like in another
IT STAGGERS THE MIND, EH