Moyer's Oil of Gladness

Moyer's Oil of Gladness

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Description
According to the product packaging, this product is indicated for:
A Popular Remedy for Sore Throat, Coughs, Colds, Croup, Sprains, Wounds and Bruises, Neuralgia, Earache, Frosted Feet or Chilblain and Whooping Cough.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
Date made
c. 1905
maker
Keystone Drug Co.
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg
Measurements
box: 7 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 5.3975 cm x 3.175 cm
bottle: 7 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 1/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 5.3975 cm x 3.175 cm
ID Number
2004.0050.12
catalog number
2004.0050.12
accession number
2004.0050
Credit Line
Gift of Ben Posen
subject
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
First Aid Products & Antiseptics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

My husband was given this medicine with sugar. He says that it tasted terrible! My maiden name was Moyer. We lived in Milton, PA. I wonder if we were related to the owner of the product? My father was Charles Graydon Moyer Jr.

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