Records. Pain Killers, 1906-1979.


Records. Pain Killers, 1906-1979.

Correspondence, advertisements, articles, clippings, product and packaging samples, and promotional material concerning pain-relieving preparations (analgesics). A fair number of these products were promoted specifically for menstrual discomfort.

0.6 cubic ft. (28 folders).

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