Part 1 - Section 3 - Dad Was Born Over Ago

When Men Were Really Men!

It Was Years Ago When Dad Was Born

The eleven national censuses conducted between 1900 and 2000 show our nation has undergone a century of tremendous changes in both the makeup of the population and in how Americans live their lives.

Today, most people in the U.S. are female, 35 years old or older and live in metropolitan areas where they own their home. Most people in the U.S. now either live alone or in a households with no more than one or two other people.

100 years ago, most people living in the U.S. were male, under 23 years old, lived in the country and rented their homes. Almost half of all the people in the U.S. lived in households with five or more other people.

San Francisco Fire
San Francisco Earthquake

Transportation 100 Years Ago
How Most Transportation Occurred In The Small Cities Like McRae

Getting A Haircut
Getting A Haircut

The Year Is 1906.

This will boggle your mind, I know it did mine! Here are some of the U.S. statistics for the Year 1906:

The Written Word

Appleton's Journal (monthly), 1876 - 1881. Appleton's Journal (weekly), 1867 - 1875. Appleton's Magazine, 1905 - 1909.

This was how people communicated.  When Dad was born, they published "The Menace of Mechanical Music" by John Philip Sousa, Appleton's Magazine 8 (1906)

Appleton's Magazine

1906 Technologies