Monday, August 27, 2012

Hudson in 1905: Part 1

The following is an excerpt from the booklet Illustrated Hudson, N.Y., published in 1905.

A. McKINISTRY & SON--Drugs, Medicines, etc. No. 609 Warren street. H.R. Phone 81-F, Columbia 81. A McKinistry & Son are the successors to the old firm of Rossman & McKinistry, that was established in 1844. They are wholesale and retail dealers in drugs, medicines, paints, oils, and dye-stuffs. A large and extensive trade has always been accorded to the drug store, and the business reputation enjoyed by its proprietors is the highest. An excellent line of goods is carried at all times, including toilet articles, soaps, cigars and tobacco, etc. The wholesale trade of the house extends over a large section of the surrounding country. The firm are proprietors of Rossman's Celebrated Pile Cure, Houseman's German Cough Drops, Hardy's Elixir, French Pastilles, Magic Fluid for the Hair. Agents for Harrison Bros. & Co's Paints, Benj. Moore & Co.'s Paints, Eastman Kodaks, Rochester Optical Co., Liquozone Co., etc. Special attention paid to the prescription department.

609 Warren Street today--Le Gamin

1 comment:

  1. In 1990 they were still there, hanging on by a thread.
    Big box chain CVS was now the pharmacy of choice.