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Found resource - American price + wage guide 1850 -1859

Darian Wolfe
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Found a resource I thought I'd share. https://libraryguides.missouri.edu/pricesandwages/1850-1859

Replies:   sharkjcw  Crumbly Writer
Ernest Bywater

Thank you.

Replies:   Darian Wolfe
Darian Wolfe

@Ernest Bywater

You're welcome.

aubie56
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This is a wonderful reference, but how do I mark it so that I can find it again?

I can't make it work in bookmarks in the latest version of Firefox, and their Help is worthless!

Replies:   Ernest Bywater  REP  madnige
Ernest Bywater

@aubie56

how do I mark it so that I can find it again?


I marked it in Firefox simply by clicking on the link above to open the page, then went to that page and clicked on the star icon in the right hand end of the URL bar in Firefox, this opened the Firefox bookmark sub-window for me to choose which folder to place the bookmark in. I selected the folder, and clicked on done. Bookmark saved.

I have a Linux set up, but I believe Firefox works the same way in Windows.

REP

@aubie56

An alternative would be to copy the information and save it as a word processing document.

madnige
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@aubie56


how do I mark it so that I can find it again?


For many years now (about a decade) I've made Ffx bookmarks by click-and-drag the tab or link (both work) onto my bookmark toolbar or menu. Hover over a folder on the toolbar/BMmenu to open it and select where to drop it, repeating the hover as required to choose the best place in your BM folder hierarchy for it to be dropped. Dragging a tab creates a bookmark named with the page title, whereas dragging a link creates it with the link text.

Also, clicking on the bookmarks menu opens it, and if you've not already got a bookmark for the page will have an entry 'Bookmark this page' which does the default bookmarking action (I think it's creating a bookmark at the bottom of the bookmarks menu) - if you've already got a bookmark for the page this menu entry will be missing, which is a way to check if you've got it already.

I don't have the underlined star to generate a bookmark because I customised it away since the tab-dragging method is so simple and I wanted the address bar real-estate for other stuff. I also have a Linux setup, but it was the same under MSwin at least up to Win7.

ETA:
Ctrl-D also opens the bookmark dialog for the tab you are looking at, or Ctrl-Shift-D for a dialog to bookmark all tabs in the current Ffx window to a new folder in your bookmark hierarchy

sharkjcw

@Darian Wolfe

Great, If you click on the yellow date bar you can select the decade to look at.

aubie56

Thanks to those who posted helpful notes. I think that I have got it, now. I'll know for sure in a couple of days.

Crumbly Writer

@Darian Wolfe

Found a resource I thought I'd share.

Buffalo meat, dirt cheap. iPhone chargers, prohibitively expensive!

Ernest Bywater

@Crumbly Writer

Buffalo meat, dirt cheap. iPhone chargers, prohibitively expensive!


Phone systems were limited but very cheap in the 1850s, a piece of string and two empty stew cans.

Darian Wolfe

@Crumbly Writer

Lol, that's why I have an android.

Replies:   Ernest Bywater
Ernest Bywater

@Darian Wolfe

Lol, that's why I have an android.


Is his name Data?

Replies:   Darian Wolfe
Darian Wolfe

@Ernest Bywater

I wish, but he wouldn't fit in my pocket.

Replies:   Crumbly Writer
Crumbly Writer

@Darian Wolfe

I wish, but he wouldn't fit in my pocket.

I don't know, he was always pretty good at slipping his hand into various guy's pockets. 'D

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