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Medicine Wagon Driving through Town

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Description: Dr. Eugene Krohn driving his medicine wagon. The man behind the wagon is either Rufus Jones or Warren C. Jones.
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Traveling Medicine Wagon

Date: 1902
Description: A traveling medicine wagon with saleswomen and vendor selling Westmore's Hair Tonic.
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Pabst Malt Extract

Date: 1903
Description: Eye catching Eagle Drugstore window display for Pabst Malt Extract, "The Best Tonic". An advertisement for this product stated that it was "the greatest to...
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Myron P. Roberts Drugstore

Date: 1864
Description: Street scene with customers in front of the M.P. Roberts Drugstore and C. Baack Flour and Feed Store.
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Historic Medicine Bottles

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Description: Display of 18th and 19th century English medicine bottles.
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Hollister's Pharmacy

Date: 1910
Description: Exterior view of A.H. Hollister's Pharmacy, which was located at 3 North Pinckney Street. The man with the long beard (far left), is Albert H. Hollister (1...
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Joseph Mazureck Drugstore

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Description: Interior view of Mazureck Drugstore.
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W.F. Trukenbrod's Pharmacy

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Description: Interior view of Trukenbrod's Pharmacy. The signs in the rear of the store proclaim that they are proprietors of both "Prescriptions" and "Paints" alike, w...
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Willson Monarch Labs Salesman Card

Date: 1935
Description: Business card of Edward Rohloff, a traveling salesman for Willson's Monarch Laboratory, a manufacturer of patent medications in the early part of the 1900s...
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Horse-Drawn Patent Medicines Wagon

Date: January 07 1937
Description: A traveling salesman with Willson's Monarch Labs stands beside the horse-drawn wagon that took him on sales routes in rural Wisconsin. Willson manufactured...
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Willson Monarch Remedies Wagon

Date: 1935
Description: Two salesmen stand beside one of the Willson's Monarch Remedies horse-drawn wagons. Willson's sold patent medicines, spices, extracts, flavorings, and "toi...
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Downtown Businesses on Main Street

Date: 1915
Description: View of several downtown businesses, including a drugstore advertising "Patent Medicines and Cigars".
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Sheboygan, Wis. Population 18000

Date: 1890
Description: Bird's-eye view of Sheboygan on an advertisement for Kempf's Magical Salve, distributed by E.J. Kempf, "Legitimate Bill Poster and Distributor."
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Rawleigh's Medicine Wagon

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Description: Medicine wagon advertising "Rawleigh's Remedies, Extracts, and Spices - Every Article Warranteed."
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Sister M. Jeanette, O.P.

Date: 1944
Description: Sister M. Jeaneatte, pharmacist for Mary Immaculate Hospital in Jamaica, New York, posed by medicine dispensers. Sister M. Jeanette was a recipient of the...
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Abraham Lincoln as a Pharmacist

Date: 1860
Description: Lincoln is portrayed as a pharmacist with the names of the Union generals on some of the products that surround him in an apothecary. Some examples: "Scott...
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Electricity in a Bottle

Date: 1886
Description: Advertising ephemera for Electricity in a Bottle by the West Electric Cure Co. of Chicago which claimed to cure catarrh, hay fever, headache, asthma, and n...
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You Blow the Powder

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Description: Advertising for Dr. Birney's Catarrhal Powder, showing a drawing of a woman administering a treatment to herself by blowing the powder up her own nose thro...
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Judkins Family Baking

Date: 1913
Description: Leonore Judkins, later Mrs. Forest Middleton, center, prepares baked goods with her mother, far left, and sisters, Juanita, Bonnie, and Blanch. Bread and r...
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Wine of the Woods

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Description: Advertisement for Wine of the Woods and Balsam Drops, a purported cure for dyspepsia, constipation, and headaches marketed to women and sold by John L. Moo...

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