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  • Ondina Arrondo ❤`✿.¸¸.ღ ღ.¸¸.✿`❤

    The birth of the soda fountain began with the drug revolution of the 1850’s. People would go to the local drugstore and procure a fountain drink to cure or aid some physical malady. Many of the fountain drinks were concoctions or extracts of various drugs that were flavored and effervesced to make them palatable. Drugs like cocaine and caffeine are maybe the most famous but bromides and various plant extracts were also commonly dispensed.

  • Karen Kincy

    1934 Valentine's Day card with soda fountain imagery

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