102 years ago

1910 Ford. Make sure you read all the statistics under the photo.
This has only been 102 years ago! Amazing...

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The year is 1910, over 102 years 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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