Title: Family Ailments and How to Treat Them
Author: James M. Booher, M.D.
Description: No date indicated (circa 1930). Wraps with punch-hole in upper left corner. Minor general wear; previous owner's name on front cover in light pencil. Illustrated. 32 unnumbered pages. 9.25 x 6 inches. No copies noted on OCLC.
Includes images for many McConnon & Company (McConnon's) products, including Rheum-Nall, Laxative Cough Syrup, effervescent Mac-o-Lax, Cough Mixture, Pain Ease, Cold and Grippe Tablets, Sanoral antiseptic, Ren-Car-Ta tonic, Mentholated Salve, Mustard Ointment, White Liniment, etc.
Promotional sales brochure for the pharmaceutical company McConnon & Company. About half of the content is ailment identification and symptom descriptions with treatment guidance and an almost equal portion is product advertising.
The company was founded in 1870 in Winona, Minnesota and in 1912 they opened a branch in Memphis. The Memphis branch closed in 1930 and the company continued for many years at their Winona location.
The author of the brochure, Dr. James M. Booher (1879-1958?) was formerly the Chief Surgeon for the U.S. Bureau of Mines and was also the Surgeon for Carnegie Steel Company.
Binding: Staple bound soft cover
Publisher: McConnon & Company
Place: Winona, Minn. and Memphis, Tenn.
Year: no date; ca. 1930
Keywords: ephemera, medicine, toiletries, history, home remedies, vintage,
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