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Merrell's Dousan

Maker:
William S. Merrell Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (container material)
white powder (product material)
metal (container, cap material)
paper (container, label material)
printed (container, label production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 5 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 14.2875 cm x 6.0325 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
douche powder
Place made:
United States: Ohio, Cincinnati
Date made:
1930-1950
Trademark registered (Dousan):
1930-05-06
Subject:
Women's Health Products  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
ID Number:
1980.0698.149
Accession number:
1980.0698
Catalog number:
1980.0698.149
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Feminine Care
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_724227
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Spy Glass

Maker:
Jesse Ramsden  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
glass (overall material)
shagreen (overall material)
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 cm x 4.2 cm; 4 23/32 in x 1 21/32 in
overall, case: 2 1/4 in x 5 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in; 5.715 cm x 14.2875 cm x 5.715 cm
overall, telescope: 1 5/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in; 4.1275 cm x 4.445 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
telescope, pocket
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, London
Date made:
1775-1800
Subject:
Pharmacy  Search this
Related Publication:
Warner, Deborah Jean. Telescopes For Land And Sea
Dictionary of National Biography
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
Credit Line:
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
ID Number:
1991.0664.0905
Accession number:
1991.0664
Catalog number:
M-06301
1991.0664.0905
Collector/donor number:
SAP 993
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_994344
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Eau De Roses, Qualite Superieure U.S.P. (Stronger Rose Water - Aqua Rosae Fortior)

Physical Description:
glass (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
fragrance
Place made:
France: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Grasse
Date made:
1908-1918
Credit Line:
made by A. Chiris (Antoine Chiris)
ID Number:
MG.293320.0899
Catalog number:
293320.0899
Accession number:
293320
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Fragrance
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1298133
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X- Bazin - Removes Hair Safely Surely Quickly

Maker:
Hall and Ruckel Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
glass; aluminum (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 4.1275 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
depilatory
personal hygiene product
ID Number:
MG.293320.0835
Catalog number:
293320.0835
Accession number:
293320
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1298243
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Schick "66" Injector Razor and Molle Shaving Cream

Maker:
Schick Laboratories  Search this
Sterling Drug Inc. Centaur-Caldwell Division  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 7/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 3/8 in; 14.9225 cm x 8.255 cm x 3.4925 cm
Object Name:
personal hygiene product
razor
shaving cream
ID Number:
2012.0165.410
Accession number:
2012.0165
Catalog number:
2012.0165.410
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1449069
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Rose Dentifrice

Maker:
J.A. Eberly  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (container material)
plastic (container material)
paper (container material)
red (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in; 10.795 cm x 5.3975 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
oral hygiene product
tooth powder
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
ca 1914
Credit Line:
Gift of Michael R. Harris in memory of Everett Jackson
ID Number:
1988.0717.56
Catalog number:
1988.0717.56
Accession number:
1988.0717
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1061064
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Schermack Round Razor

Maker:
National Production Company  Search this
Physical Description:
printed (packaging production method/technique)
metal (product material)
cardboard (packaging material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 3.175 cm x 5.3975 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
razor
personal hygiene product
razor, designed for women
Place made:
United States: Michigan, Detroit
Subject:
Women's Health Products  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
ID Number:
1986.0873.43
Accession number:
1986.0873
Catalog number:
1986.0873.43
Patent number:
1,958,718
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1212412
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Dr. Peter's Lozogo

Maker:
Dr. Peter Fahrney and Sons Company  Search this
Physical Description:
alcohol 14% (drug active ingredients)
senna (drug active ingredients)
fennel (drug active ingredients)
mandrake root (drug active ingredients)
peppermint (drug active ingredients)
spearmint (drug active ingredients)
mountain mint (drug active ingredients)
horsemint (drug active ingredients)
sarsaparilla (drug active ingredients)
sassafras (drug active ingredients)
hyssop (drug active ingredients)
blessed thistle (drug active ingredients)
dittany (drug active ingredients)
ground ivy (drug active ingredients)
johnswort (drug active ingredients)
lemon balm (drug active ingredients)
sage (drug active ingredients)
spikenard (drug active ingredients)
yarrow (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 2 in; 25.7175 cm x 8.5725 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place Made:
Canada: Manitoban, Winnipeg
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
after 1922
Trademark registration date (Dr. Peter's Lozogo):
1922-08-01
Subject:
Laxatives  Search this
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.023
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.023
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_715455
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Forni's Alpen Krauter Laxative

Maker:
Dr. Peter Fahrney and Sons Company  Search this
Physical Description:
alcohol 14% (drug active ingredients)
senna (drug active ingredients)
fennel (drug active ingredients)
mandrake root (drug active ingredients)
peppermint (drug active ingredients)
spearmint (drug active ingredients)
mountain mint (drug active ingredients)
horsemint (drug active ingredients)
sarsaparilla (drug active ingredients)
sassafras (drug active ingredients)
hyssop (drug active ingredients)
blessed thistle (drug active ingredients)
ditanny (drug active ingredients)
ground ivy (drug active ingredients)
johnswort (drug active ingredients)
lemon balm (drug active ingredients)
sage (drug active ingredients)
spikenard (drug active ingredients)
yarrow (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
box: 9 1/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 23.495 cm x 7.9375 cm x 7.9375 cm
bottle: 9 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 2 5/8 in; 23.495 cm x 6.6675 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Place Made:
Canada: Manitoban, Winnipeg
Date made:
after 1922
Trademark registration date (Forni's Alpen Krauter):
1922-09-05
Subject:
Laxatives  Search this
Indigestion & Nausea Drugs  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.102
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.102
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_715635
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Rose Tooth Powder

Measurements:
overall: 3 7/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 1 3/4 in; 9.8425 cm x 4.445 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
tooth powder
Date made:
ca 1908
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.247
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.247
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_718734
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Curvfit Razor

Maker:
Curvfit Razor Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (product material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 9.525 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
razor
personal hygiene product
razor, designed for women
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Mary E. and Joseph F. Melfi, Jr., Tupper's Drug Store, Summerville, South Carolina
ID Number:
1980.0698.194
Accession number:
1980.0698
Catalog number:
1980.0698.194
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Removal
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_733092
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LIQ MAGN SULPH

Physical Description:
"colorless" (overall color)
glass (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18.5 cm x 9.6 cm; 7 5/16 in x 3 3/4 in
Object Name:
bottle
Date made:
18th-19th century
Subject:
Pharmacy  Search this
Related Publication:
Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection
Credit Line:
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
ID Number:
1991.0664.0437
Accession number:
1991.0664
Catalog number:
M-05586
1991.0664.0437.01
1991.0664.0437.02
Collector/donor number:
SAP 298
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_994207

Oracon-28 Oral Contraceptive

Maker:
Mead Johnson and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (leaflet material)
ethinyl estradiol, 0.1 mg (drug (white and pink tablets) active ingredients)
dimethisterone, 25 mg (drug (pink tablets) active ingredients)
foil (blister pack material)
paper (box material)
paper (blister pack holder material)
plastic (blister pack material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.1 cm x 6.7 cm x 9.5 cm; 3 9/16 in x 2 5/8 in x 3 3/4 in
overall: 3 7/8 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 9.8425 cm x 6.6675 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
pharmaceutical, dispenser of
contraceptive, oral
Place made:
United States: Indiana, Evansville
Date made:
1974
Subject:
Birth Control/Contraception  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
The Fournet Drugstore Collection
ID Number:
1985.0475.143
Catalog number:
1985.0475.143
Accession number:
1985.0475
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Birth Control
Health & Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1068486
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Ovulen-28 Oral Contraceptive

Maker:
G. D. Searle and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (instructions leaflet material)
plastic (tablet dispenser case material)
mestranol, 0.1 mg (drug active ingredients)
ethynodiol diacetate, 1 mg (drug active ingredients)
foil, aluminum (blister pack material)
Measurements:
overall: 9.8 cm x 6.4 cm x 1 cm; 3 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 3/8 in
overall: 3/8 in x 3 7/8 in x 2 1/2 in; .9525 cm x 9.8425 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
medication dispenser
oral contraceptive
contraceptive, oral
medicine dispenser
Place made:
Puerto Rico: San Juan, San Juan
Date made:
ca 1977
Subject:
Birth Control/Contraception  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
David P. Wagner
ID Number:
1995.0057.06
Catalog number:
1995.0057.06
Accession number:
1995.0057
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Birth Control
Health & Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_332975
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Norimin Oral Contraceptive

Maker:
Syntex  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (container material)
plastic (container material)
norethisterone B.P., 1 mg. (drug active ingredients)
ethinyloestradiol B.P., 0.035 mg. (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 14.8 cm x 5.5 cm x 1.5 cm; 5 13/16 in x 2 3/16 in x 9/16 in
overall: 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 5 7/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 6.0325 cm x 14.9225 cm
Object Name:
contraceptive, oral
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Maidenhead
Date made:
ca 1980
Subject:
Birth Control/Contraception  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Syntex Corporation, Syntex Corporate Archives
ID Number:
1990.3201.02
Catalog number:
1990.3201.02
Nonaccession number:
1990.3201
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Birth Control
Health & Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_333807

Johnson's American Anodyne Liniment

Maker:
I. S. Johnson and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
ether, 26 minims per ounce (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 13.6525 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
after 1906
Subject:
Skin & Dermatology Drugs  Search this
Rubs, Liniments & Ointments  Search this
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs  Search this
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs  Search this
Diarrhea Drugs  Search this
Respiratory & Asthma Drugs  Search this
G.E. Damon Collection  Search this
ID Number:
MG.M-10409.16
Catalog number:
M-10409
Accession number:
246707
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Balm of America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_715760
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Dr. Myers' Cough Tablets

Maker:
Myers Remedy Company  Search this
Physical Description:
calcreose (creosote and lime) (drug active ingredients)
anesthesin (drug active ingredients)
cubeb (drug active ingredients)
balsam tolu (drug active ingredients)
menthol (drug active ingredients)
elm bark (drug active ingredients)
methyl salicylate (drug active ingredients)
sugar (drug ingredient)
Measurements:
overall: 3 in x 1 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 3.175 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Place Made:
United States: West Virginia, Philippi
Date made:
ca 1905
Subject:
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.110
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.110
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_715746
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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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Sherman Pharmacy, Sherman, New York
Exhibition:
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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First-Aid Pouch

Physical Description:
canvas (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 in x 6 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 10.16 cm x 15.875 cm x 1.905 cm
Object Name:
first aid pouch
first-aid pouch
Related event:
World War I  Search this
The Emergence of Modern America  Search this
ID Number:
1979.0549.25
Accession number:
1979.0549
Catalog number:
1979.0549.25
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Political and Military History: Armed Forces History, Military
Military
Health & Medicine
ThinkFinity
Exhibition:
Price of Freedom
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_446838

Dr. Mary Walker

Depicted (sitter):
Walker, Mary Ellen McMurry  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 5 in x 3 1/2 in; 12.7 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
photograph
Subject:
Women's History  Search this
History, Women's  Search this
Medical  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Related event:
Civil War  Search this
Credit Line:
Jean Bowler Bloombergh
ID Number:
1977.0564.01
Accession number:
1977.0564
Catalog number:
1977.0564.01
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Political and Military History: Political History, Women's History Collection
Health & Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1904882

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