Hair Care in 1900

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I have a book entitled The Woman Beautiful. It was intended as a “complete medical guide for women” and was written by Monfort B. Allen, M.D. and Amelia C. McGregor, M.D. I shall do my best to sum up for you an entire chapter, using key quotes where I can. There is so much discussion […]

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Safety of Traditional Food Storage

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Frequently the argument is heard that a certain method of food storage was traditional, used for centuries, and clearly we are all still here to tell the tale. Therefore, they say, it must be safe. It is very easy to scoff at the necessity of modern methods of food preservation. Our grandparents or at least […]

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