Advertising -- Health products -- United States
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Birth control and women's health ephemera
Call Number: Ms Coll 89
Overview: The collection contains material circa 1930-2010 related to birth control and women's health. Materials include pamphlets produced by manufacturers and vendors of contraceptive products circa 1930-1967; a 1948 fertility calculator; and materials related to safe sex campaigns, abortion rights activism, abstinence-only sex education, and the morning after pill (mifepristone) circa 1989-2010.
Dates: circa 1930-2010
Medical trade card collection
Call Number: Pam Coll 6
Overview: This collection contains about a thousand chromolithograph advertising trade cards related to health, nutrition, and remedies, published from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century. The majority of the trade cards were produced by the Liebig Extract of Meat Company, Antwerp, Brussels, founded in 1865. Other trade cards in the collection were distributed mostly by American patent medicine manufacturers.
Dates: ca. 1872-1958, bulk 1885-1910
Sheet music collection on medical themes
Call Number: Pam Coll 5
Overview: Sheet music on medical themes including songs and piano compositions about medical providers, ailments, remedies, health for children, and advertisements for medical products. Much of the music was performed in music halls or as part of musicals, or later, performed on radio, television, and on records.
Dates: ca. 1762-1989, bulk 1890-1940