Blast from the Past

December 19, 2005

December 19, 2005

Abigail - 2000

Abigail – 2000

Mosely TA-33September 18, 2004

Mosely TA-33
September 18, 2004

Rhonda & Edgar - 1971

Rhonda & Edgar – 1971

1971 12 Chirstmas04

Gayla, Rhonda & Edgar - 1971

Gayla, Rhonda & Edgar – 1971


Alma - 1931

Alma  – June 6, 1930 – Kent State University

Alma is Grandma Z’s mother

Four Generations – Marie, Shannon, Gayla, Ernest – 1987

Johanna & Cecil Camp – 1946

Betty & Garnet - 1926

Betty & Garnet – 1926


Grandpa Bob

Quotes, Rules, Laws, Questions, Stories & Comments

Also Tips from the Other-side, & such:


1910 Ford

Make sure you read all the statistics under the photo.
This has only been 104 years ago…Amazing!!!

1910 Ford Model T

1910 Ford Model T

Show this to your friends, children and/or grandchildren!
The year is 1910, over one hundred years ago.
What a difference a century makes!
Here are some statistics for the Year 1910: (applies to the USA)
The average life expectancy for men was 47 years.
Fuel for this car was sold in drug stores only.
Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub.
Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone.
There were only 8,000 cars and only 144 miles of paved roads.
The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph.
The tallest structure in the world was the Eiffel Tower !
The average US wage in 1910 was 22 cents per hour.
The average US worker made between $200 and $400 per year.
A competent accountant could expect to earn $2000 per year,
A dentist $2,500 per year, a veterinarian between $1,500 and $4,000 per year,
And a mechanical engineer about $5,000 per year.
More than 95 percent of all births took place at HOME.
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 ‘substandard.’
Sugar cost four cents a pound.
Eggs were fourteen cents a dozen.
Coffee was fifteen cents a pound.
Most women only washed their hair once a month, and used Borax or egg yolks for shampoo.
There was no such thing as under arm deodorant or tooth paste.
Canada passed a law that prohibited poor people from entering into their country for any reason.
The five leading causes of death were:
1. Pneumonia and influenza
2, Tuberculosis
3. Diarrhea
4. Heart disease
5. Stroke
The American flag had 45 stars.
The population of Las Vegas Nevada was only 30!
Crossword puzzles, canned beer, and iced 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 write and only 6 percent of all Americans had graduated from high school.
Eighteen percent of households had at least one full-time servant or domestic help.
There were about 230 reported murders in the ENTIRE U.S.A. ! (Yes, people have changed)

Try to imagine what it may be like in another 100 years.



“Thoughts” as related by Grandpa Bob

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Alma Fleischer – circa 1934