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1910 Ford. Make sure you read all the statistics under the photo.

This has only been 105 years ago! Amazing..
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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 was 47.
Fuel for this car was sold in drug stores only.
14 per cent of homes had a bathtub. 8 per cent of homes had a telephone.
There were only 8,000 cars, 144 miles of paved roads.Speed limit in most cities -10 mph.
The tallest structure in the world - Eiffel Tower!
Average US wage in 1910 - 22c per hour. Average US worker made between $200 & $400 per year.
Accountant - $2000 per year, dentist - $2,500 per year, veterinarian between $1,500 and $4,000 per year,
mechanical engineer $5,000 per year.
More than 95 percent of all births took place at HOME.
90% of Doctors had NO COLLEGE EDUCATION! Instead, they attended so-called medical schools,
many of which were condemned in the press  AND the government as 'substandard.'
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 5.Stroke
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 Day.
20% of adults couldn't read or write.  6% of Americans graduated from high school.
Marijuana, heroin, & morphine were all available over the counter at the drugstore.
Back then pharmacists said, 'Heroin clears the complexion, gives buoyancy to the mind,
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!
I will forward this to someone else without typing it myself. From there, it will be sent to others all over the
WORLD - all in a matter of seconds! Try to imagine what it may be like in another 100 years!!
I know that I wont be here in another 100 years.

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