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Spencer Microscope - Burnett Stilwell District # 22 - Used by New York City Milk Inspectors

Maker:
Spencer Lens Company  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (case material)
metal (microscope material)
glass (lenses material)
Measurements:
case: 35.5 cm x 24.5 cm x 20 cm; 13 31/32 in x 9 21/32 in x 7 7/8 in
microscope: 31 cm x 16 cm; 12 7/32 in x 6 5/16 in
Object Name:
public health
microscope
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
about 1940
Credit Line:
Gift of the City of New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
ID Number:
2017.0184.040
Catalog number:
2017.0184.040
Accession number:
2017.0184
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
The Antibody Initiative
Health & Medicine
Antibody Initiative: New York City Public Health Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1845389
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New York State Department of Health Albany Booklet of Ten Birth Certificates

Maker:
State of New York. Department of Health  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
metal (binding material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 10 7/8 in x 5 1/2 in; .3175 cm x 27.6225 cm x 13.97 cm
overall: 27.8 cm x 14 cm x 1 cm; 10 15/16 in x 5 1/2 in x 13/32 in
Object Name:
booklet, birth certificates
midwife's kit
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
1921-06-23
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Obstetrics  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.10
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.10
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Midwife Kit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422939

New York State Department of Health Albany Booklet of Ten Birth Certificates

Maker:
State of New York. Department of Health  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
metal (binding material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/8 in x 10 5/8 in x 5 5/8 in; .3175 cm x 26.9875 cm x 14.2875 cm
overall: 27 cm x 14 cm x 2 cm; 10 5/8 in x 5 1/2 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
booklet, birth certificates
midwife's kit
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
1921-1922
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Obstetrics  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.11
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.11
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Midwife Kit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422945

Postcards, Bureau of Child Hygiene Department of Health Buffalo

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall, each: 5 in x 3 in; 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm
overall: 12.75 cm x 7.75 cm x .75 cm; 5 1/32 in x 3 1/16 in x 9/32 in
Object Name:
postcard, notification of sore eyes
postcard set, notification of sore eyes
postcard set
notification cards
midwife's kit
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
ca 1920
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.16
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.16
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Midwife Kit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422934

Hen-Roib

Retailer:
Sherman Pharmacy  Search this
Maker:
Dr. Leonhardt Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (box material)
atropine sulphate (drug active ingredients)
extract hyoscyamus (drug active ingredients)
aloin (drug active ingredients)
oleoresin cayenne pepper (drug active ingredients)
podophyllin (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
box: 4 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 10.16 cm x 4.445 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 3 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.8575 cm
tin: 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; .635 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Object Type:
Drugs
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
ca 1950
Subject:
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs  Search this
Laxatives  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
ID Number:
1985.0460.055
Catalog number:
1985.0460.055
Accession number:
1985.0460
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_209684
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Kof-Ade for Coughs

Retailer:
Sherman Pharmacy  Search this
Distributor:
Radio Drugs  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (box material)
alcohol (drug active ingredients)
chloroform (drug active ingredients)
sassafras (drug active ingredients)
bloodroot (drug active ingredients)
balm gilead (drug active ingredients)
spikenard (drug active ingredients)
ammonia chloride (drug active ingredients)
cayenne pepper (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
wild cherry (drug active ingredients)
white pine (drug active ingredients)
syrup (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
box: 5 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 14.605 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 5 in x 2 in x 7/8 in; 12.7 cm x 5.08 cm x 2.2225 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Object Type:
Drugs
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
after 1938
Subject:
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
ID Number:
1985.0460.063
Accession number:
1985.0460
Catalog number:
1985.0460.063
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_209801
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Wildroot Hair Dressing, New Formula

Maker:
Colgate-Palmolive Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (packaging material)
metal (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 6 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 17.4625 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
hair dressing
hair care product
Object Type:
Cosmetics
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Date made:
ca 1962
Trademark date:
1932
Brand purchased date:
1959
Credit Line:
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
ID Number:
1985.0475.231
Catalog number:
1985.0475.231
Accession number:
1985.0475
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
American Enterprise
Beauty and Health
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_209524
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Oxy-Cue, Pop for Corns, X-L Concentrate

Retailer:
Sherman Pharmacy  Search this
Maker:
Radio Drugs  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2.2 cm x 25.2 cm x 28.4 cm; 7/8 in x 9 15/16 in x 11 3/16 in
Object Name:
otc preparation, display
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
1941-1945
Subject:
Advertising Devices  Search this
Foot Products  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Alan & Elaine Levitt
ID Number:
1985.0460.110
Accession number:
1985.0460
Catalog number:
1985.0460.110
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Exhibition:
The Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1175526
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Dr. Pettit's American Eye Water

Maker:
Howard Brothers  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (container material)
paper (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 10.795 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard Holstein
ID Number:
2008.0062.23
Accession number:
2008.0062
Catalog number:
2008.0062.23
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
American Enterprise
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1348961
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Braided Umbilical Tape

Maker:
Jeffrey-Fell Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (container material)
paper (label material)
cork (lid material)
plant fiber (part: tape material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 3.175 cm
container: 7 cm x 3.5 cm; 2 3/4 in x 1 3/8 in
overall: 9 cm x 3.5 cm; 3 17/32 in x 1 3/8 in
Object Name:
tape, umbilical
umbilical tape
midwife's kit
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Subject:
Medicine  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift from Joseph Badlotto in memory of Rosa Bonfante and her daughter Mary Bonfante Chirchirillo Badlotto
ID Number:
2012.0128.23
Accession number:
2012.0128
Catalog number:
2012.0128.23
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Midwife Kit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1422912

Peterson's Ointment (Free Sample)

Maker:
Peterson Brothers  Search this
Physical Description:
tin (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; .9525 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
ca 1925
Subject:
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments  Search this
Skin & Dermatology Drugs  Search this
Foot Products  Search this
ID Number:
MG.293320.1336
Catalog number:
293320.1336
Accession number:
293320
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Cure-alls
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1298500
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Burdock Blood Bitters

Physical Description:
burdock root (drug active ingredients)
yellow dock (drug active ingredients)
dandelion (drug active ingredients)
seneca (drug active ingredients)
cascara bark (drug active ingredients)
golden seal (drug active ingredients)
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
paper (label material)
cork (stopper material)
Measurements:
box: 6 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 2 in; 17.145 cm x 7.3025 cm x 5.08 cm
bottle: 7 3/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 19.685 cm x 6.6675 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place Made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
ca 1935
Subject:
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs  Search this
Tonics, Minerals & Vitamins  Search this
Bitters  Search this
Blood & Liver Drugs  Search this
ID Number:
MG.293320.1190
Catalog number:
293320.1190
Accession number:
293320
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1297944
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Parisian Sage - a Splendid Hair Dressing and Tonic

Maker:
Giroux Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
Measurements:
overall, box: 7 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 6.985 cm x 3.81 cm
overall, bottle: 6 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 6.35 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
hair dressing
hair care product
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
ID Number:
MG.293320.0955
Catalog number:
293320.0955
Accession number:
293320
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1297984
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Parisian Sage - a Splendid Hair Tonic and Scalp Treatment

Maker:
Giroux Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
alcohol, 15% (product active ingredients)
glass (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/4 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 15.875 cm x 6.0325 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
hair tonic
hair care product
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
ID Number:
MG.293320.0956
Catalog number:
293320.0956
Accession number:
293320
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1297985
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Parisian Sage - a Splendid Hair Dressing and Tonic

Maker:
Giroux Manufacturing Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
alcohol, 12% (product material)
glass (container material)
cardboard (packaging material)
Measurements:
overall, box: 7 3/8 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 18.7325 cm x 7.3025 cm x 3.81 cm
overall, bottle: 6 1/2 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 16.51 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
hair dressing
hair care product
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
ID Number:
MG.293320.0957
Catalog number:
293320.0957
Accession number:
293320
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1297986
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Doan's Ointment

Physical Description:
tin (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.5 cm x 5 cm; 9/16 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 3/4 in x 2 in; 1.905 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place Made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
ca 1925
Subject:
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments  Search this
Skin & Dermatology Drugs  Search this
ID Number:
MG.293320.1316
Catalog number:
293320.1316
Accession number:
293320
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1298442
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Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription

Physical Description:
lady's slipper root (drug active ingredients)
black cohosh root (drug active ingredients)
unicorn root (drug active ingredients)
blue cohosh root (drug active ingredients)
oregon grape root (drug active ingredients)
viburnum (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
box: 9 in x 3 1/8 in x 2 in; 22.86 cm x 7.9375 cm x 5.08 cm
bottle: 9 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 23.495 cm x 7.3025 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place Made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Canada: Ontario, Bridgeburg
Date made:
ca 1930
Subject:
Women's Health Products  Search this
ID Number:
MG.293320.1328
Catalog number:
293320.1328
Accession number:
293320
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1298480
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Allen's Foot-Ease

Maker:
Olmsted, Allen S.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (container material)
methyl-parahydroxy benzoate (drug active ingredient)
benzoic acid (drug active ingredient)
boric acid (drug active ingredient)
thymol (drug active ingredient)
bentonite (drug active ingredient)
alum (drug active ingredient)
talc (drug active ingredient)
Measurements:
overall: 1 7/8 in x 3 in x 1 in; 4.7625 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
personal hygiene product
Object Type:
OTC Preparation
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Credit Line:
Gift of Richard W. Pollay
ID Number:
2008.0018.106
Accession number:
2008.0018
Catalog number:
2008.0018.106
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Alleviating Odor
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Feet
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1339373
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Lady Wildroot Shampoo

Maker:
Wildroot Company  Search this
Physical Description:
cardboard (packaging material)
glass (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 10.795 cm x 6.35 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
shampoo
hair care product
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Date made:
ca 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Sidney U. Glaser
ID Number:
1988.3089.206
Catalog number:
1988.3089.206
Nonaccession number:
1988.3089
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1377319
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Wildroot Liquid Cream Shampoo with Processed Lanolin

Maker:
Wildroot Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 6.0325 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
hair care product
shampoo
Object Type:
Cosmetics
Place made:
United States: New York, Buffalo
Credit Line:
Gift of Sidney Glaser
ID Number:
1985.0481.389
Accession number:
1985.0481
Catalog number:
1985.0481.389
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_209470
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