Lee's Save the Baby

Lee's Save the Baby

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Usage conditions apply
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are: For croup, snuffles, colds, coughs and sore throat; frequently used in cases of grippe, bronchitis, laryngitis, tonsilitis, pneumonia [blacked out] etc. Absolutely safe for children and adults. Can be used internally and externally
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Object Name
patent medicine
otc preparation
Other Terms
Patent Medicines; Drugs; Liquid
date made
after 1939
Place Made
United States: New York, Watervliet
Physical Description
alcohol, 8% (drug active ingredients)
Canada balsam (drug active ingredients)
camphor (drug active ingredients)
lard (drug active ingredients)
oil origanum (drug active ingredients)
oil rosemary (drug active ingredients)
box: 3 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 4.1275 cm x 2.8575 cm
bottle: 3 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 3.81 cm x 2.8575 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of George Washington University, School of Pharmacy; Accession 259201 (1964)
Catarrh, Cough & Cold Drugs
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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From a group of us older folks, we seem to remember a jingle that went with the advertising of this product. Was there one or are we going senile? It started with "Save the Baby, Save the Baby" and went on from there. (We think)

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