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Dr. Hess Roup Tablets

Maker:
Dr. Hess & Clark, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
potassium permanganate; sodium bicarbonate; sodium tetraborate (borax); and boric acid (drug ingredients)
metal (container material)
paper (label material)
Measurements:
overall: 10.3 cm x 2.2 cm; 4 1/16 in x 7/8 in
overall: 4 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 10.4775 cm x 5.3975 cm
Object Name:
Veterinary Product
veterinary product
Other Terms:
Veterinary Product; Veterinary Medicine; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Date made:
c. 1926
Subject:
Veterinary  Search this
Veterinary Products  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.094
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.094
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a6-6492-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_714826
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Golden Peacock Shampoo

Maker:
Paris Toilet Company  Search this
Physical Description:
glass (container material)
metal (container material)
paper (container material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 3/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 16.1925 cm x 5.715 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
shampoo
hair care product
Other Terms:
Cosmetics; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Paris
Date made:
1913-1927
Subject:
Hair Care Products  Search this
ID Number:
1978.0883.084
Accession number:
1978.0883
Catalog number:
1978.0883.084
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Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Hair Care Products
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-491b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_716460
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Munyon's Witch-Hazel Skin and Toilet Soap

Physical Description:
witch hazel (product active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in; 5.715 cm x 8.255 cm x 4.1275 cm
Object Name:
personal hygiene product
Other Terms:
Soap, Homeopathic; Cosmetics; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1908-1918
Subject:
Soap  Search this
ID Number:
MG.M-11465.07
Catalog number:
M-11465.07
Accession number:
260557
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Bathing
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Babies
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Skin
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-4f74-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_716300
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Toketa Witch Hazel and Carbolic Salve

Measurements:
overall: 7/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 2.2225 cm x 6.985 cm
Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.153
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.153
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Balm of America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-2570-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_718639
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Dewitt's Witch Hazel Veterinary and Gall Salve

Maker:
E. C. DeWitt and Company  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in; 6.35 cm x 6.6675 cm
Object Name:
veterinary product
Other Terms:
Veterinary Medicine; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.430
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.430
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5292-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_718902
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Doctors

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
0.86 Cubic feet (consisting of 1.5 boxes, 9 folders.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Date:
1816-1912
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Doctors forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This material consists primarily of business cards, receipts, letters for M.D.'s homeopaths and doctors, and images of physician's prescription blanks. There are also short biographies on some physicians, directories, pictures and cartoons. The material dates from 1854-1912.

It is important to note that during the late 19th century and early 20th century, the term M.D. or doctor was a loosely used title, and it did not connote any degree of education. Doctors could apprentice for three or more months with a physician, and then practice medicine. Some schools offered a medical M.D. degree for some nine months of training and required no admittance qualifications such as a grade school or high school diploma. It was not until the 1890s that the consideration was given to education of the physician as we know it today. Additionally, no licensing was needed and claims could be advertised whether they could be proven or not. However, there were some concerns for scientific approaches to medicine being made and with the advent of anesthesiology, the germ theory and advances in surgery that took place in the late 19th century changed the whole picture of medical practice.

In folders 1 through 24, in box 1, the names are listed in alphabetical order. This continues in box 2 through folder 3. In box 2, folder 4 is a directory of Homeopathic physicians from 1893. Folder 5 contains a book of biographical sketches of "Living New York Surgeons". "Sutures in Ancient Surgery" in folder 6 contains prints of medicine practice from 600 B.C. to the 15th century. A group of medical cartoons featuring primarily medical doctors is located in folder 7. Prints in folder 8 contain pictures of physicians at the bedside, in the hospital, country doctors and "The Doctor". Folder 9 contains personal correspondence regarding sickness and health with no identifying names or dates.
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Doctors is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Medicine  Search this
Patent medicines  Search this
Hospitals  Search this
Homeopathy  Search this
Physicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Doctors
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Doctors
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80abba76f-bf08-4b30-95a9-f56054d64b27
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-doctors

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dentistry

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
1.96 Cubic feet (consisting of 4 boxes, 2 folders, 6 oversize folders, plus digital images of some collection material. )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Date:
1731-1960
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Dentistry forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
This collection includes dentists, dentifrices, tooth brushes, toothache remedies, pamphlets, news clippings, import-export documents, patents, trademarks and dental schools. This collection dates from 1731 to 1960, however, most materials are in the mid to late 19th century.

Box one, folders one thru 16 contains advertising cards for dentists and dental associations. Dental Schools are listed in folder numbered 17.

In folder number 18 are contained publications of various dental procedures and dental associations and organizations.

Folders 1 thru 11 in box number 2 are listed dentifrices and tooth brush manufacturers most of which are listed by trade names.

Folders 12 thru 19 are listed manufacturers of dental supplies targeted for use of the dentists in their practice, Tooth ache remedies are contained in folder number 20.

Box number 3 contains pamphlets, periodical s, catalogues and price lists in folders number one thru 10. Folders 1 thru 15 contains miscellaneous materials pertaining to dental and dentists.

Box 4 contains import-export documents, trademark and patents . Note: The terms plugging and filling are used interchangeably.
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Dentistry is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Occupation:
Dentists  Search this
Topic:
Patent medicines  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Dentistry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Business ephemera
Ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Dentistry
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Dentistry
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a2a31f84-6fa9-4cdc-ab57-07f6473b099e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-dentistry
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Oral Contraceptives (Family Planning Pills)

Maker:
Wyeth Laboratories  Search this
Physical Description:
norgestrel, 0.5 mg. (drug active ingredients)
ethinyl estradiol, 0.05 mg. (drug active ingredients)
ferrous fumarate, 75 mg. (drug active ingredients)
Measurements:
overall: 13.1 cm x 16.4 cm x 1 cm; 5 5/32 in x 6 15/32 in x 13/32 in
overall: 5 1/8 in x 6 3/8 in x 3/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 16.1925 cm x .9525 cm
Object Name:
contraceptive, oral
Other Terms:
Contraceptives; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Subject:
Birth Control/Contraception  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Margaret Sanger Center
ID Number:
1982.0531.040
Accession number:
1982.0531
Catalog number:
1982.0531.040
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Health & Medicine
Birth Control
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-74bf-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_724927
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Ogen 2.5 Tab-Pak Estrogen Pill

Maker:
Abbott Laboratories  Search this
Physical Description:
piperazine estrone sulfate, 3 mg. (drug active ingredients)
paper (case cover material)
plastic (blister pack material)
foil (blister pack material)
paper (leaflet material)
Measurements:
overall: 14.4 cm x 5.8 cm x .8 cm; 5 11/16 in x 2 5/16 in x 5/16 in
overall, pill pack: 2 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in x 3/8 in; 5.715 cm x 14.605 cm x .9525 cm
overall, leaflet: 6 in x 13 5/8 in; 15.24 cm x 34.6075 cm
Object Name:
contraceptive, oral
Other Terms:
Contraceptives; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: Illinois, North Chicago
Drug:
1979
Paper cover:
1977
Subject:
Birth Control/Contraception  Search this
Women's Health  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Gladys Abell and Lester D. Johnson, Jr., M.D.
ID Number:
1981.0760.074
Accession number:
1981.0760
Catalog number:
1981.0760.074
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-9eaa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_730792
Online Media:

Dentray Tooth Powder

Measurements:
overall: 3 3/8 in x 2 in x 1 1/2 in; 8.5725 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.81 cm
Object Name:
oral hygiene product
tooth powder
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Credit Line:
Gift of Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
ID Number:
MG.291116.178.01
Accession number:
291116
Catalog number:
291116.178.01
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-efcb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_731147
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The North Star, Vol. I No. 37

Created by:
The North Star, American, 1847 - 1859  Search this
Edited by:
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Martin Robison Delany, American, 1812 - 1885  Search this
Published by:
John Dick, British  Search this
Medium:
ink on newsprint
Dimensions:
H x W (folded): 13 3/16 × 18 1/2 in. (33.5 × 47 cm)
Type:
newspapers
Place printed:
Rochester, Monroe County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 8, 1848
Topic:
African American  Search this
Antislavery  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Communities  Search this
Free communities of color  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Fugitive enslaved  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Social reform  Search this
U.S. History, 1815-1861  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.151.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Abolitionist movement
Colonization movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55eac1532-e202-4371-9070-7e1b33a478a7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.151.3
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Bottle

Physical Description:
glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 3/8 in x 3 in x 3 in; 18.7325 cm x 7.62 cm x 7.62 cm
Object Name:
Bottle, OTC Preparation
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Bottle, Patent Medicine; Bottle, OTC Preparation; Containers
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number:
MG.293320.1528
Catalog number:
293320.1528
Accession number:
293320
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Balm of America
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d479-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1298433
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Bottle

Maker:
H. H. Warner and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
brown (overall color)
glass, ?, transparent (overall material)
amber (overall popular color name)
narrow mouth (overall shape)
oval (overall shape)
Measurements:
overall: 9 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 1 7/8 in; 24.765 cm x 9.525 cm x 4.7625 cm
Object Name:
Bottle, OTC Preparation
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Bottle; Bottle, OTC Preparation; Containers
Place made:
United States: New York, Rochester
Date made:
c. 1910
Subject:
Nerve & Brain Drugs  Search this
Psychiatric Drug  Search this
ID Number:
MG.65.2077
Accession number:
256516
Catalog number:
65.2077
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8835-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_728333
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I. Bartlett Patten's Camphorated Saponaceous Dentrifice

Maker:
E.G. Bossom  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/8 in x 2 in; 8.5725 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
oral hygiene product
tooth powder
Other Terms:
Tooth Powder; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Subject:
Dental Products  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of John C. Helenore
ID Number:
MG.M-07255
Catalog number:
M-07255
Accession number:
220009
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Beauty and Hygiene Products: Oral Care
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-374d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_716255
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Outdoor Girl Olive Oil Face Powder, Lido

Maker:
Crystal Laboratories  Search this
Physical Description:
ferrous metal, paint, powder, paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; .9525 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
cosmetic
powder, face
Other Terms:
Cosmetics; Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
Date made:
after 1929
Credit Line:
Gift of Gary P. and Sandra Baden
ID Number:
1979.0798.296
Accession number:
1979.0798
Catalog number:
1979.0798.296
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Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Make-up
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-8917-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_738589
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Mecca Compound Ointment

Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Non-Liquid
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN83168M06
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-6617-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_731684

Ramon's Laxative Cold Tablets

Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN81522N02
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-513b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_715203

Ramon's Laxative Cold Tablets

Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN81522N03
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-513c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_715204

Ramon's Laxative Cold Tablets

Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN81522N04
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-513d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_715205

Ramon's Laxative Cold Tablets

Object Name:
otc preparation
Other Terms:
Patent Medicines; Drugs
ID Number:
ZZ.RSN81522N05
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-5249-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_715206

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