The Good Old Days--they Were Terrible!

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Random House, 1974 - Civilization - 207 pages
Looks at the negative aspects of American society between the 1860s and the early 1900s, including housing, education, food, travel, work, and health, illustrated with contemporary cartoons, prints, and photographs.

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User Review  - melydia - LibraryThing

This was written in the 1970s, so the "good old days" in question are the period between the Civil War and World War I. There are tons of photos and cartoons, all about how awful life was back then ... Read full review

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User Review  - Newmans2001 - LibraryThing

The repetitive humor in negativity gets very old very fast. Reminiscing of people that always have something bad to say, even about something good. Read full review


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