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Title page Graham Bread Recipe from "The New Hydropathic Cook-Book"
Sylvester Graham believed that a vegetable diet and eating bread made from coarsely ground "graham flour" would prevent or cure alcoholism.
front Drug Jar
Drug jars like this one were usually oviform in shape and were owned most frequently by physicians.
front Bottle
c. 1880
Saratoga bottles were used to sell mineral springs to Americans searching for restorative drinks.
front WWI Toy Ambulance with Figures
This World War I vintage iron toy is of a horse-drawn ambulance and four military figures.
front Bottle
c. 1880
During the 19th century companies throughout the country touted the curative and restorative qualities of their mineral spring water.
front Student Uniform

The uniform of a student nurse of the Franklin County Public Hospital in Greenfield, Massachusetts, indicated both her rank and her status as a student
front Feeding Vessel

This small vessel was used to feed patients at the Franklin County Public Hospital, Greenfield, Massachusetts.
front Syringes with Case

Two antique syringes from the late 1800s show evidence of the requirements for sterilization: they are entirely made of metal or glass.
front Medicine Bottles with Case

Six medicine bottles in a simple wooden case date to around 1900 and were probably used at the Franklin County Public Hospital.
front Throat Pump

A throat pump that was used at the Franklin County Public Hospital to spray iodine onto infected throats. Iodine is a remarkably useful antiseptic discovered in 1812.


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