Documents the history of ‘popular’ remedies and treatments in nineteenth century America, such as phrenology, herbal medicine, and hydrotherapy, through illustrated trade cards, popular texts written for the general public to treat their own medical conditions, self-help guides on sexual health and childbirth, ephemera, and business documents drawn from the Library Company of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Database Type: Archival Collections Interface Language: English Materials Language: English Subject: Health Sciences, History (U.S.), Medicine Broad Category: Humanities, Multidisciplinary