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The year is 1910, over 105years ago.
What a difference a century makes!
Here are some statistics for 1910:
The average life expectancy for men
Fuel for this car was sold in drug
14 per cent of homes had a bathtub. 8 per
cent of homes had a
There were only 8,000 cars, 144
miles of paved roads.Speed limit in most cities -10
The tallest structure in the world
Average US wage in 1910 - 22c per
hour. Average US worker made between $200 & $400 per
Accountant - $2000 per year, dentist - $2,500 per year, veterinarian between
$1,500 and $4,000 per year,
mechanical engineer $5,000 per
More than 95 percent of all births
took place at HOME.
90% of Doctors had NO
Instead, they attended so-called medical
many of which were condemned in
the press AND the government as
Sugar - 4c lb. Eggs - 14c a dozen.
Coffee - 15c lb.
Most women washed their hair once a
month, used Borax or
egg yolks for shampoo.
Canada passed a law prohibiting poor people
from entering the
country for any reason.
The Five leading causes of death
were:1.Pneumonia/influenza. 2.Tuberculosis. 3.Diarrhea. 4.Heart disease.
The American flag had 45 stars. The population of Las
Vegas was 30!
Crossword puzzles, canned beer,
& iced tea - unknown!
No Mother's Day/Father's
20% of adults couldn't read or
write. 6% of Americans graduated from high
Marijuana, heroin, & morphine
were all available over the counter at the drugstore.
Back then pharmacists said, 'Heroin
clears the complexion, gives buoyancy to the
regulates the stomach & bowels,
and is, in fact, a perfect guardian of health'.
18% of households had at least one
full-time servant or domestic help.
There were about 230 reported
murders in the ENTIRE US!
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Try to imagine what it may be like in another 100
I know that I wont
be here in another 100