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Tanlac Rheumatism Tablets

Tanlac Rheumatism Tablets

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Description
The indications or uses for this product as provided by the manufacturer are:
For subacute and chronic rheumatism of the joints and muscles, gout, and neuralgia of rheumatic or gouty nature
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
otc preparation
date made
1915-1925
collection
Reid Drugstore
maker
Cooper Medicine Company
place made
United States: Ohio, Dayton
Physical Description
wood (container material)
paper (container material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 1 1/2 in; 10.16 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1984.0351.009
accession number
1984.0351
catalog number
1984.0351.009
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche E. Reid
subject
Rheumatism & Arthritis Drugs
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Reid Pharmacy, Clifton, Illinois
Health & Medicine
Balm of America
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

I work at Southeast Missouri State University in the Arts Resource Center. We just received a donation of old newspapers that I've been cataloging. I came across an article from "The Perry County Republican" on March 20, 1924 about a man who swears that Tanlac Vegetable Pills saved his life after he contracted the flu heading West in a covered wagon in 1864. A trivial bit of information, but I found it quite interesting!

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