Dr. Grace Feder Thompson's
letter appealing for patients; Dr. Pierce's
medical empire; Lydia
E. Pinkham's fabulously successful
vegetable compound & trinkets &
publications; Dr. E. C. Abbey's The Sexual System and
Its Derangements (1882); Dr. Young's rectal
Blossom medicine; ad for Ergoapiol (1904),
an abortion substance; and Lysol douche liquid
ad, 1948 (U.S.A.)
menstrual period pain and problems. See
more remedies here.
Century Song Book"
(menstrual, kidney &
liver problems, constipation
& bowels, tiredness,
indigestion, colic, colds,
chills, fever, childbirth,
rheumatism, arthritis, debility.
leuchorrhea, dizziness, pain,
headache, "female weakness,"
Chattanooga Medicine Company,
Complete booklet, 32 pages plus
Pp. 8-9. This is the first of the
many songs that include words
Americans - "darkies,"
You won't explicitly find a black
among the testimonials; these are
white Europeans and mostly white
Anglo-Saxon protestants: WASPS.
Vaudeville created a market for
songs about blacks; the law and
society separated them to a large
extent from whites.
is a town in Louisiana,
but I know nothing about La
Treatment": a great
discussion of the basis of this
medicine and the cost of doctors.
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