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Theme: Etiquette

Theme: Etiquette

Title: Tho Propriety

Caption: "Tho' perfect propriety insists that unmarried young men should never trust themselves to female company unchaperoned, there are ways of putting the jinx to this nuisance."

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Sweet Manhood

Caption: "The true lady is always 'there' in the protection of Sweet Manhood in distress; even tho' she gets mussed all out of shape in consequence"

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Rouchneck

Caption: "Any woman who will chew tobacco in the presence of a gentleman brands herself thereby as a 'roughneck'"

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Theme: Etiquette

Title: Pink Tea

Caption: "No lady should ever enter the presence of any gentleman when under the influence of Lemonade, Pink Tea, or other intoxicating beverages"

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Year: 1912

Theme: Etiquette

Title: Double Standard

Caption: "Never steer an innocent young man into an art museum or burlesque show or any place where he may feel embarrassed."

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Year: 1912

Theme: Etiquette

Title: Double Standard

Caption: "It is the height of ill manners for young women to congregate on street corners to rubber and grin at the young gentlemen who are compelled to pass..."

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