A contemporary patent
medicine empire: Read selections
from Dr. R.V. Pierce's The People's Common Sense
Medical Adviser; or, Medicine Explained,
(1895, Buffalo, New York, from Pierce's own
press at his World's Dispensary Medical
(loss of semen without copulation, which usually
portrait of Pierce,
and his hospital.
See Dr. Grace Feder Thompson's
letter appealing for patients, Lydia E. Pinkham's
Vegetable Compound, and Orange
Blossom medicine, Dr. E. C. Abbey's The Sexual System and Its
Derangements, which emphasises
masturbation, as does Dr. Pierce, and several small boxes of old
American patent medicine for women.
And, of course, the first Tampax AND - special
for you! - the American fax tampon,
from the early 1930s, which also came in bags.
See a Modess True or
False? ad in The American Girl magazine,
January 1947, and actress Carol
Lynley in "How Shall I Tell My Daughter"
booklet ad (1955) - Modess
. . . . because ads (many dates).
S. B. Hartman,
M.D. Lectures on Chronic Catarrh,
Booklet (selections), Columbus, Ohio, U.S.A.
Catarrh as the cause of many diseases
The cure: patent medicines Pe-ru-na (Peruna),
Man-a-lin (Manalin), La-cu-pi-a (Lacupia)
SarahAnne Hazlewood generously
donated the booklet to this museum.
P. 86. A Case That Pe-ru-na Would Have
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