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#TDIWH--February 23, 1893: Interstate Quarantine Act Becomes Law

February 23, 1893: Interstate Quarantine Act becomes law. “In 1893 Congress passed the Interstate Quarantine Act to reduce the spread of communicable diseases through interstate commerce. 202 more words

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#TDIWH—January 28, 1912: Common Cup Banned in 24 States

January 28, 1912: New York Times headline—The Drinking Cup Law: It is Now in Force in 24 States. “The fact that in one year the common drinking cup has been abolished by law in twenty-four States is commented upon as follows in the Journal of the American Medical Association: 346 more words

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December 11, 1913: Interesting Water Articles from Over 100 Years Ago

December 11, 1913: Municipal Journal Articles. Below are some interesting articles from over 100 years ago about water supply and water safety.

Abolish Common Towel and Cup. 293 more words

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November 15, 1910: New York Abolishes Common Cup

November 15, 1910New York Times headline—Would Abolish Common Cup. “Albany, Nov. 15—“There is no excuse for a public drinking cup, on the train or anywhere else, now that penny-in-the-slot machines serve out paper cups and that metal collapsible cups can be purchased for a dime,” says a circular sent out by the State Department of Health. 110 more words

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October 30, 1912: 102nd Anniversary of Regulation Banning the Common Cup

October 30, 1912. At the turn of the 20th century, public health professionals were still struggling to incorporate the precepts of the germ theory into all of their protocols. 1,035 more words

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My Annual Rant Against the Offense of Wafer-Dipping

This Is My Annual Rant Against Wafer-Dipping in the Wine; Please Read It

I’d rather catch your cold,

or your Flu, or your AIDS . . 942 more words

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July 29, 1911: Common Cup on New Jersey Trains

July 29, 1911: New York Times headline. Stops Fare Advance on Jersey Roads. “As soon as the rate matter had been disposed of the commission, sitting in the Essex County Court House, Newark, NJ went into a hearing on the question of the railway drinking cup, which the Jersey Legislature recently legislated out of existence. 422 more words

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