People don't often look back on the early 1900's for advice, but what if we could actually learn something from the Lost Generation?

The New York Public Library has digitized 100 "how to do it" cards found in cigarette boxes over 100 years ago, and the tips they give are so practical that millennials reading this might want to take notes.

How to Remedy Loose Shoes

A pair of loose shoes can be made to fit comfortably by fixing(with seccotine) a piece of velvet or velveteen inside the heel as shown in the picture. Care must be taken to see that no wrinkles are left in the velvet.