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Sub Section: The Young Ladies Of Brooklyn Society
The Young Ladies were sent to the finest boarding and finishing schools, taught etiquette, music and dance lessons, to be properly trained in widening their acquaintance with the Brooklyn Fashionable Society of New York.  Witness the social triumph of these young ladies as they are introduced to Society. From the moment she is born, the mother prepares her daughter to be a true gentlewoman and to marry well. Her coming out meant a young woman completed her education and was officially available on the marriage mart." "Bank accounts were studied and ancestral lineages inspected, if both were met with approval, then the engagement was formalized."
 
Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies-1891
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Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: 1893-1894
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Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: 1895
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Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: 1910
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Article Name: Private, Boarding Schools For Young Ladies: Brooklyn 1883
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Web Link: Lectures To Young Women: Female Education by William G. Eliot Jr. 1854 Pages 100-132
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Making of America

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An After Dinner Music Scene
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Fashion Era.com

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Web Link: The Banjo and Young Ladies of High Society
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Dr. Horsehair Music Company

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Article Name: Dancing Schools and Academies
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Web Link: Cotillion Dance
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Street Swing Dance History Archives

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Web Link: The Quadrille
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Street Swing Dance History Archives

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The Polka
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Street Swing Dance History Archives

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Dance Favors: New Cotillion Favors For the Season, Harper's Bazaar 1899
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Article Name: Etiquette For Elderly Girls
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Article Name: Presentation At Court-English Society
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Article Name: Debutante Bouquets: Their Uses and Their Abuses 1884
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Article Name: Debutantes Introduced to Brooklyn Society 1900
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Article Name: Debutante Tid-Bits Brooklyn Society
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Article Name: The Dress Of The Debutante A Thing of Beauty
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Web Link: The Debutante
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Sub Section:
Fashion for The Young Ladies Of The Brooklyn Society World
"All Victorian ladies  by which we mean women of sufficient means to be able to follow fashion, wore roughly the same types of garments during the course of the nineteenth century. What changed was the cut, construction and materials." The Young Ladies of Brooklyn Society were known for their beauty and lovely gowns.
 
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Victorian Collars
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Victorian Emporium

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Corsets From Lord and Taylor Department Store Catalog
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Victoriana.com

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Corset Advertisements From 1900-1914
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Victoriana.com

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History of Hairstyles of The Victorian Era
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Shooting Star History

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History of Hair Jewelry in Victorian America
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Historic North Hampton Museum and Education Ctr.

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Ladies Bonnets: 1850's-1860's
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Victorian Millinery.com

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Is a Hat A Frivolous Accessory Or A Necessity?
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Vintage Fashion Guild

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Fashion in the 1830s and '40s
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Ladies Treasury

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The Crinolan Era, Fashion in the 1850s and '60s
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Ladies Treasury

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The Busle Era, Fashion in the 1870's and '80s
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Ladies Treasury

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1878 Ball & Bridal Dresses
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Ladie's Treasury

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 New York Fashions: Spring Skirts and Tailored Costumes-Harpers Bazaar March, 1892
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Ladie's Treasury

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 Victorian Garden Hat, Hoods & Gloves June 29, 1872-Harper's
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Victoriana.com

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Jessica
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Sue Halstenberg Fine Art

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  Red Hat Lady
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Sue Halstenberg Fine Art

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Victoria
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Sue Halstenberg Fine Art

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  A Lady Waiting
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Sue Halstenberg Fine Art

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 Victorian Dress Ensembles
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Premier Design Historic Clothing

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 Ladies Bloomers, Jackets and Vests
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Premier Design Historic Clothing

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 Ladies Petticoats and Gloves
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Premier Design Historic Clothing

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 Late 19th and Early 20th Century Ladies' Dress Glossary
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A. Bender

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  Victorian Jewelry
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Sassy Classics

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1894 Portrait
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Robert F. Vaughn

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1885 Portrait
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Robert F. Vaughn

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1888 Portrait
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Sub Section: The Young Ladies Of Brooklyn Society: Flirtation , Courtship, Engagement and Marriage
Courtship advanced by gradations, with couples first speaking, then walking out together and finally keeping company after mutual attraction had been confirmed. A Gentleman had to take care in the early stages of courtship. As soon as he and she have definitely made up their minds that they want to marry each other, it is the immediate duty of the man to go to the girl’s father or her guardian, and ask his consent. At some time before the wedding, it is customary for the two families to meet each other. After the mothers are satisfied that their daughters are marrying into money or lineage, usually trading one for the other, they compete by displaying their wealth through lavish spending on decorations, entertainment, and by sending out
invitations to society's elite. Of course the young beautiful lady will wear a wedding gown which will be the latest fashion from Paris, all white satin and lace flounces with a tulle veil--and an orange blossom bouquet.
 
Article Name: Victorian Romance and Relationships
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Web Link: Manners For Women Part I-As A Single Woman
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Literary Liaisons

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Web Link:  Manners for Women--Part Two--Courtship and Marriage
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Literary Liaisons

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Web Link: Language of the Fan
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My Magnolia Memories

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Web Link: The Lady And Her Parasol
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Towne Victorian

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Web Link: Language of Victorian Flowers
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Lunagirl Images

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Web Link: The Engagement
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Bartleby.com

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Web Link: Engagement Rings and Wedding Rings
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Victoriana.com

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Web Link: First Preparations Before A Wedding
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Article Name: Weddings After Easter
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Article Name: Summer Weddings
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Article Name: Autumn Weddings
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Article Name: Before Wedding and After
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Article Name: The Trousseau
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Article Name: Marriage In The Society World
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Article Name: The Etiquette of Weddings
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Article Name: Wedding Superstitions
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Web Link: The Most Fabulous Wedding Dresses Ever Created
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Web Link: The Day Of The Wedding
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Sub Section: The Women of Brooklyn's Fashionable Society
"Marriage signified a woman's maturity and respectability, but motherhood was confirmation that she had entered the world of womanly virtue and female fulfillment." The women of society would take their social obligations seriously attending weddings, balls, dinners and private receptions, as well as making the necessary calls on friends and relatives.  Tea Time was an opportunity for the hostesses, to display their finest silverware and china serving tea to friends in the late afternoon. These "tea parties" quickly became a popular social event, where women could share conversation and the latest gossip, on the most recent news of  Brooklyn as well as the Manhattan Society World. As usual it was especially interesting to hear about the scandals from the other side of the bridge.
 
Article Name: Status Of A Married Woman In American Society 1898
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Article Name: For Better, For Worse 1906  Englishwoman vs American Women
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Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. A-B
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Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. C-D
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Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. E-G
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Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. H-K
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Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. L-M
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Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. N-S
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Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Be Extended. December 31 1888 Ltrs. T-Z
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Article Name: Where New Year Hospitalities Will Not Be Extended 1888
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Article Name: Four Pretty Weddings Attended By Society 1888
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Article Name: Brooklyn Society Weddings: October, 1900
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Article Name: Brooklyn Society Gossip#1
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Article Name: Brooklyn Heights Related Wedding 1879
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Article Name: Brooklyn Society Gossip #2
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Article Name: Social Gossip of South Brooklyn Society 1896
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Article Name: Brooklyn Heights Society Leader, Miss Koop Kills Herself 1893
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Article Name: Suicide of C.J. Vanderbilt: Shoots Himself In The Head
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Article Name: Find Mrs. Lorillard Jr. Dead In Bathroom: Coroner's Verdict, Suicide Part I
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Article Name: Find Mrs. Lorillard Jr. Dead In Bathroom: Coroner's Verdict, Suicide Part II
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Article Name: Notes Put In Coffin With Mrs. Lorillard Jr.
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Article Name: Notable Society Events In Brooklyn Fashionable Society 1886
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Article Name: A Shock To Wall Street 1885 Part I
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Article Name: A Shock To Wall Street 1885 Part II
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Article Name: Rich Mrs. Provost Married To A Negro 1897
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Article Name: A Tiff In An Art Gallery: Mrs. Paran Stevens Sued 1887
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Article Name: Divorces In the World of Prominent Society People
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Web Link: The Sanford White Murder
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Sub Section: The Brooklyn Women of Society: A Fashionable Shop Till You Drop!
For the women of Society "dressing for status, as an outward expression of wealth," is essential. Her choice of fashionable clothes, accessories and body adornment indicate that she has sufficient status in society to afford its maintenance of cleanliness and neatness. In their desire for group affiliation, these idle women spend their lives and fortunes, absorbed in the rigors of shopping for the latest fashions, whether in Paris or elsewhere. And where do you suppose are the men of society? Why working of course, to pay for their wives and daughter's extravagant fashionable behavior.
 
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Article Name: Costly Thy Habit   
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Article Name: Incongruities of Dress
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Web Link: 1700-1799 Bissonnette On Costume
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Web Link: 1800-1829 Bissonnette On Costume
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Kent State University Museum

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Web Link: 1840-1859 Bissonnette On Costume
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Kent State University Museum

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Web Link: 1860-1869 Bissonnette On Costume
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Kent State University Museum

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Web Link: 1870-1876 Bissonnette On Costume
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Web Link: 1877-1882 Bissonnette On Costume
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Web Link: 1883-1889 Bissonnette On Costume
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Kent State University Museum

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Web Link: 1890-1899 Bissonnette On Costume
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Kent State University Museum

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Web Link: 1900-1909 Bissonnette On Costume
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Kent State University Museum

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Web Link: 1910-1919 Bissonnette On Costume
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Kent State University Museum

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Web Link: 1894 Vintage Promenade Gown
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Web Link: 1903 Vintage Grey Etamine Afternoon Gown
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Victorian Elegance

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Web Link: Mid-Late Victorian Fashion 1860-1901
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Fashion Era.com

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Web Link: Hairstyles Of The Victorian Era
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Shooting Star History

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Web Link: Dressing The Victorian Woman
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Web Link: 1874 Bustled Dinner Gown
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State Historical Society of Wisconsin

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Sub Section: The Young Men of Brooklyn Society: The Bachelors
The bachelor sons of the wealthy men of society, may choose to remain as such, rather than commit themselves to the responsibility of a wife, which can become quite costly with her extravagance of irrational expenses, while others lament or make the excuse that they have not found a suitable feminine partner. Some of these young men lead useless and unproductive lives carousing with their acquaintances till the wee hours of the morning, while papa is occupied amassing his huge personal fortune. As long as his bleary-eyed, shaky-hand son puts in an appearance at the office in the morning, papa is quite content with that. Yet there are other young men, that choose to follow in their father's footsteps, winning success for themselves on their own merits.
 
Article Name: Our Rich Young Men, An Evil Reformed 1854  English vs. American
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Article Name: Sons Of Powerful Financial Men Win Success For Themselves
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Article Name: Etiquette Advice to the Bachelors That Entertain
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Article Name: The Bachelor's Ball
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Article Name: Dance of the Bachelor
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Web Link: The Gentleman
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Web Link: A Gentleman's Behavior
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The Gentleman's Page

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Web Link: The Etiquette of Calling
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The Gentleman's Page

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Web Link: Portrait of A Gentleman
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Victoria Station

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Web Link: The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness
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Making of America

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Web Link: Manners For Men: As A Single Man 1800's-Part I
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Web Link: Manners For Men: Courtship and Marriage-Part II
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Sub Section: The Man's Attire
"The dress of a gentleman should be such as not to excite any special observation, unless it be for neatness and propriety. The utmost care should be exercised to avoid even the appearance of desiring to attract attention by the peculiar formation of any article of attire, or by the display of an immoderate quantity of jewelry, both being a positive evidence of vulgarity. His dress should be studiously neat, leaving no other impression than that of a well dressed gentleman." Martine's Handbook of Etiquette, 1866
 
Web Link: Men's Fashion Late 1800's
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Web Link: Men's Collars in History
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University of Alaska

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Web Link: Men's Clothing 1803-1830
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Web Link: Men's Clothing 1811-1812
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Web Link: Men's Clothing 1830's
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Web Link: Men's Clothing 1840's
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Web Link: Victorian Men's Attire
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Sub Section: The Wealthy Businessmen of New York.
In the World of Society, the chief effort of every man is to secure wealth, and lots of it. Wealth is an absolute necessity to the enjoyment of social pleasures. These men would work very hard, planning and scheming,  with a persistency that often wins the success they covet. A sudden fortunate speculation on the part of the husband, or the father, may bring them enormous wealth in the course of a few days. The wives and daughters of these men live up to every cent of their incomes, and often beyond them, striving to outdo their acquaintances in the New York Society. They are lucky indeed, if they can hold their positions long.
 
Article Name: Wealthy New York City Businessmen Tid-Bits
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Article Name: Moneyed Men: Our Wealthy and Influential Hebrews 1880 Part I
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Article Name: Moneyed Men: Our Wealthy and Influential Hebrews 1880 Part II
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Article Name: A List of Very Rich Brooklyn Residents 1892 A-D
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Article Name: A List of Very Rich Brooklyn Residents 1892 E-L
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Article Name: A List of Very Rich Brooklyn Residents 1892 M-Z
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Article Name: Wealth Forty Years Ago: Brooklyn Property Owners Abbott-Blake Jr. 1847
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Web Link: The Old Merchants of New York City 1863
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Sub Section: Wall Street, New York City's Financial District: The Heart of Society's Wealth
"Wall street, is the great financial centre of America. It has been remarked that the men who do business in Wall street have a prematurely old look, and that they die at a comparatively early age. This is not strange. They live too fast. Their bodies and minds are taxed too severely to last long. No man can tell one week whether he will be a beggar or a millionaire the next. While one man makes a fortune by a sudden rise in stocks or gold, one thousand are ruined. Even the soundest and best established firms fall with a crash under these sudden reverses. The privilege of owning a seat at the New York Stock Exchange in 1902 was valued at  $80,000. The Purchase of this seat gives the member an opportunity to stand for five hours of every business day and trade with such of the 1099 members as may be about in those elusive commodities known as stocks, bonds, bullion, and loans."
 
Article Name: Stock Exchange Information Prior to 1901 Part I
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Article Name: Stock Exchange Information Prior to 1901 Part II
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Article Name: Stock Exchange Information Prior to 1901 Part III
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Article Name: The Stock Exchange and Curb Exchange
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Article Name: Business In New York 1868
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Article Name: Merchants Association of New York
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Article Name: Speculation
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Article Name: How Stocks are Sold
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Article Name: Wall Street: The Great Financial Center of America Part I
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Article Name: Wall Street: The Great Financial Center of America Part II
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Article Name: 1930 List of Stocks and Bonds Businesses
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Article Name: Bankers and Wall Street Operators
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Article Name: A Seat On 'Change 1902
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Article Name: Values of "Change Seats 1905
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Web Link: The Diary Of A Young 1929 Trader
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Sub Section: Wealth At Risk, A Reverse of Fortune
Not a year passes where there isn't mentioned the failure of a prominent businessman in New York. His friends would sympathize with his situation, reassuring him that it was not his fault, that he was prudent and industrious in his business, but that his family was irresponsible by living beyond his actual means in order not to lose their place in society. The fortunes that were spent every year in dress, entertainment as well as furnishing their houses in the most sumptuous style were overwhelming. All this extravagance, and when the crash comes they are ruined. Where so many smiling faces have been seen, there is gloom and uneasiness in many of the homes of the wealthy. Fortunes are wiped out or badly hit, as a result of a financial crash.
 
Article Name: Speculation In Stocks
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Article Name: Panics, Depressions and Economic Crisis Prior to 1930
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Article Name: The Panic of 1819
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Article Name: Panic and Depression 1832
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Article Name: Panic and Depression 1836
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Article Name: The Panic of 1837
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Article Name: The Panic of 1857
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Article Name: Panic and Depression 1869-1871
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Article Name: The Panic of 1873
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Article Name: The Panic of 1893-Financial World
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Article Name: The Panic of 1901-Market Fails, Panic Reigns Part I
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Article Name: The Panic of 1901-Market Fails, Panic Reigns Part II
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Article Name: The Panic of 1901-At The Stock Exchange
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Article Name: The Panic and Depression of 1929
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Article Name: How Shrewd Men Are Ruined 1869
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Sub Section: Brooklyn's Aristocracy: The Ihpetonga Ball and Other Society Balls and Receptions
"A literal translation of the Indian word, Ihpetonga is "On the Heights," but nowadays the word practically means "Brooklyn's aristocracy." Ever since the Hamiltons built themselves a "suburban house," over a century ago, on what is now Columbia Heights, there has been an "exclusive set" in Brooklyn, and to hold the Ihpetonga Ball is one of its great functions. This ball is to
Brooklyn what the Patriarch's Ball is to New York. Brooklyn is noted for its beautiful girls and fine-looking matrons, and with
the handsome gowns worn to The Ihpetonga Ball, it is evident that she will be in no danger of losing so satisfactory a reputation."
 
Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1886
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Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1887
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Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1888
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Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1889
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Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1890
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Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1891
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Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1892
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Article Name: The Annual Ihpetonga Ball 1893
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Article Name: Brooklyn Society That Attended The Ihpetonga Ball 1893
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Article Name: Ihpetonga's Brilliant Ball 1894
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Article Name: The Ihpetonga Poem 1895
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Article Name: Tenth Ihpetonga Ball 1895
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Article Name: Beautiful Women and Gowns At The Ihpetonga Ball 1895
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Article Name: Preparation For The Ball Of Ihpetonga 1896
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Article Name: Ball Of Brooklyn's Ihpetonga 1896
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Article Name: The Ihpetonga Ball 1897
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Article Name: Dance Of The Ihpetonga 1898
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Article Name: Ihpetonga Ball Tonight 1899
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Article Name: No Ihpetonga This Year 1899
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Article Name: Prospect Heights Assembly 1895
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Article Name: Society Balls and Receptions 1883
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Sub Section: Social Register: 1955 Blue Book of Brooklyn
This is a compilation of socially prominent families residing in Brooklyn. "The social set of Brooklyn has finally realized that you don't have to have a "Fifth or Park Avenue" address to impress anyone....those who have made this transition have found out....and bitterly so, that while they were "somebody's" in Brooklyn they wind up as "nobody's" in Manhattan."
 
Web Link: List Of Out Of Town Residents 1955
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Web Link: List of Brooklyn Clubs and Organizations 1955
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Web Link: The Brooklyn Street List 1955
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Web Link: Index To Advertisers In The Blue Book 1955
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Web Link: The Social Season 1955
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Web Link: The Yuletide Ball 1955
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