29 Huge differences of what life was like 100 years ago versus today


Some of these, like how much people made, and life expectancy, are to be expected (although I didn’t realize life expectancy was that low, no wonder Social Security has become such an albatross around America’s neck, you could say it really is a relic of the 20th century). Others, like how educated doctors really were, or how women cared for their hair, were surprising.


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