Living in the city sometimes means dealing with neighbors whose music might be great at a club, but not so great coming from an adjacent apartment.
Before phone books emerged in the late nineteenth century, many U.S. towns had city directories. In recent years, cell phones and the internet have made printed directories obsolete.
In 1920, the United States ratified The 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote. A growing number of women also attend college and join literary societies, where intellectual clashes could be intense.
The sitcom Sanford and Son starred Redd Foxx as a Junk Dealer in the Watts neighborhood of L.A. A year after its premiere, Sly and The Family Stone released the album Fresh, whose songs can still inspire cheer on the subway.
Although attachment to material things causes suffering, sometimes a pair of clogs can bring happiness, at least temporarily.