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Social Etiquette in the Late 19th Century

Correspondence in the late 19th century was much different than today. There were no cell phones, internet, voicemail, e-mail, text messaging and other forms of communication we rely on every day.  Our archives have revealed to us that calling cards, hand painted menus and engraved wedding invitations were a constant favorite of Dempsey & Carroll’s female patrons.   The …

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