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FOOD and SUPPLIESHOUSING, FARMS and also LAND PRICESTRAVEL and also TRANSPORTATIONTOOLS and MACHINERYANIMALSHEALTHCOMMUNICATIONEDUCATIONSERVICESMISCELLANEOUSWHOLESALE price in the U.S.PRICES in international COUNTRIES


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Piece prices dropped v the development of the sewing machine, and also women that sewed by hand shed earning power(read more about this)
Nurse pay - Civil battle serviceSource: Our army nurses... The noble ladies who offered in hospitals and on battlefields during our civil battle (pub 1895).
California school teacher salaries - 1860sMany of these tables encompass breakouts because that male and also female college teachers.
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"There are many portions of the Westwhere at the existing time (fall that 1866),this cottage could be completely completed for $400 come $500."Floor to plan and added detail in:Woodward's cottages and also farm houses,published 1867,pp.18-19.

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This apartment was constructed in 1867 nearPilot Point, Texas. Picture taken in 1885.Source:University of north Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library,Special Collections.


"75 years of American Finance: A graphic Presentation 1861-1935"Source:Federal Reserve financial institution of Saint Louis.(Click picture for detail)

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"75 year of American Finance: A graphics Presentation 1861-1935"Source:Federal Reserve bank of Saint Louis.(Click picture for detail)