Remedy Ads

The best thing about collating historic newspapers is finding a really great historic advertisement. One subject that is a staff favorite involves cure-all products and remedies for ailments. Here are a few pulled from the Pioche Weekly Record from 1883 to 1889:

St. Jacobs Oil for Baseball from Pioche Weekly Record 1889

St. Jacobs Oil for Baseball from Pioche Weekly Record 1889

 

 

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Dr. Rush’s Regulator from Pioche Weekly Record 1883

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Dr. Rush’s Blood Root Oil from Pioche Weekly Record 1883

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Red Star Cough Cure from Pioche Weekly Record 1885

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St. Jacobs Oil “The Great German Remedy for Pain” from Pioche Weekly Record 1885

 

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