Saturday Evening Post Time Capsule: June 1906 – Sex, Murder, and Insanity

In June 1906, three new laws were passed that would have profound effects on American lives, but people were focused on something much more salacious.

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  1. June 1906 seems to have a lot in common with 2020 (like 1918-20) than most of the 20th did, in most ways. On a brighter note here, I wouldn’t mind having a bottle of Mrs. Winslow’s Soothing Syrup now, at all. Just a spoonful of it with its morphine content sounds like it’s just what the doctor ordered!


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