Sunday, March 9, 2014

Beliefs and Attitudes in an Earlier Time

The search through the newspapers of 1901, seeking word of the whereabouts of Fred W. Jones's remains, discovered this advertisement for an over-the counter elixir called Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription.

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  1. If interested, there's a very enjoyable book by Kate Manning, "My Notorious Life" based loosely on the life of a 19th century woman in New York City, who became wealthy selling elixirs, midwifery and other services to NY women, poor and wealthy alike.