4 edition of Were they really the good old days? found in the catalog.
Were they really the good old days?
|Contributions||Grantsburg Area Historical Society.|
|LC Classifications||F589 .G68 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||159 p. :|
|Number of Pages||159|
|LC Control Number||94040995|
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In the “good old days,” most people lived in small homes with modest amenities, worked long hours, and “made do” with what they had. In the pioneer and mining settlements, the houses were often cramped and primitive. One of the most important books of our time.
Changed my life back when I read it in the mids and even more relevant now that so much of politics is driven by this belief that the old days were the best.
They were very, very different than they are perceived today, and were very, very awful in many by: The Good Old Days—were they really good. On the surface they appear to be so—especially the period to which this term is most often applied, the years from the end of the Civil War to the early ’s.
good old days; were they really. It felt refreshing to hear my parents and some elderly reminisce about the good old days as they knew it. I enjoyed the nostalgia on their faces and I wished that those days would repeat themselves in my time, so I could feel as they did and have cause to share like stories with my own children someday.
A memory just popped up while I was writing this. My mother told me how they used to draw the ‘seam’ of fully fashioned nylons onto the backs of their legs with gravy powder to give the impression they were wearing stockings. How different it is for us now.
My year-old daughter and I borrow each other’s : Anne Crowther. It's not at all unusual to hear adults lament the loss of the "good old days." Memories are, of course, filtered and perhaps even reworked over time.
I know I've had fond memories of books that I read and Were they really the good old days? book as a child blown away when I reread them as an adult. (As a child, I identified with Peter Pan, never Wendy; but when I read it as an adult, I was shocked at Peter's.
The Good Old Days: Were they really. Date: J Today, both spouses must work to support a family in today’s economy. do they. Is that really true. Last week we switched some television sets around in our house, which left us with a perfectly good RCA color television that we no longer need.
It has its own remote. "The Good Old Days" lasted from approximately to This book takes a very clear-eyed look at just how "good" those days really were.
In New York City, garbage (including horse manure) was piled high on city sidewalks. In the rain, those garbage piles turned into slime beds/5(60). OOP Book Review: The Good Old Days – They Were Terrible. September 2, - pm | September 2, Uncategorized Fortunately, a truly powerful book is still available almost forty years after its first printing.
The Good Old Days - They Were Terrible. is archivist and historian's Otto Bettman lively romp through late 19th century America. Bettman intends to prove that this period of American history was not the idyllic "good old days" they have become in the minds of contemporary Americans.
Otto Bettmann's "The Good Old Days - They Were Terrible!" is really kick to the head in terms of establishing reality with folks who think everything was so much better and more simple in the "good old days."Filled with interesting graphics and drawings, this book covers all the bases from food safety to crime to public by: Do You Really Miss Those “Good Old Days?” My friend J.C.
Spitznagel is a true believer in The Good Old Days. Just yesterday he saw an article noting that when we were in high school, more than 50 years ago, the top seven discipline problems were “talking, chewing gum, making noise, running in the halls, getting out of turn in line Author: Suddenly Senior.
One the most interesting books about Holocaust. The times of horror seeing by Perpetrators as The Good Old Days. Taking "samples" of body parts of living humans, like if they are just a laboratory animals, killing them with injection.
But taking good care about they animals and about the families at 4/5. The good old days were good for but the privileged few. For the farmer, the laborer, the average breadwinner, life was an unremitting hardship. This segment of the populace was exploited or lived in the shadow of total neglect.
And youth had no voice. These are the people, the mass of Americans, whose adversities this book attempts to chronicle. If The House fractures the myth, The Good Old Days – They Were Terrible disintegrates it.
The book briefly touches on the ills of the late s, many that are still with us today: industrial pollution, the working poor, and inadequate public education, etc.
"Good Old Days". While in the "good old days" certain social proprieties prevailed on the surface, the way people actually behaved revealed their true character.
Stephanie Coontz, who teaches at Evergreen State University in Olympia, Washington, writes that in the middle of the 19th century, "New York City had one prostitute for every 64 men; the mayor of Savannah estimated his city had one for every ".
29 thoughts on “ Were They Really the “Good Old Days”. Depends on Who You Ask ” Lora Lovin Osburn Ap at am. Lisa, thank you kindly for stopping By The Lamp Light and leaving kind words for me.
Bless you. We recently had a restaurant open in town called The Good Ole Days. Otto Bettmann reminds us that the romanticized version of the "Good Old Days" that we so fondly speak of, really isn't very accurate. In these troubled times when disgruntled Americans are calling for smaller government and the disbanding of trade unions, this book reminds us that there is a reason both institutions evolved into what they now are/5.
The good old days were good for but the privileged few. For the farmer, the laborer, the average breadwinner, life was an unremitting hardship.
This segment of the populace was exploited or lived in the shadow of total neglect. And youth had no voice. These are the people, the mass of Americans, whose adversities this book attempts to chronicle/5(8). Depends on how far back you go. I was raised in the 50s and most of the time it was absolute shit.
The majority of us lived in damp draughty slums along with mice, cockroaches, bugs and fleas. I hear old people saying today, ‘ Oh well, we were poo. Books, Toys, Games and much more. Were They Really the Good Old Days? by Eunice Kanne, Diane Wicklund (Illustrator) Paperback.
USD $ Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but .The Good Old Days--were they really good? On the surface they appear to be so--especially the period to which this term is most often applied, the years from the end of the Civil War to the early 's.
This period of history has receded into a benevolent haze, leaving us with the image of an ebullient, carefree America, the fun and charm of the Gilded Age, the Gay Nineties/5(4).Many people could list a hundred ways that life in the past was better than life today.
Life was easier. Pressures didn’t build 24 hours a day. And on and on. By romanticizing a tiny part of what life was like—and blocking everything else out—they can make it seem like life used to be almost perfect.
But the simpler life that once existed was also stifling and harsh.“If you want to go.