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Alcohol, cannabis, chloroform and morphine for your cough. - Kohler's One Night Cough Cure manufactured in 1888 by Kohler Medicine Company, Baltimore, Maryland. (*THAT should cure my cough)


Opium for relief of headache, pain, "excitability," “women’s discomforts.” alcohol and 3 grams of opium per ounce.


Author and illustrator Bob Staake has been altering vintage children’s books covers to create his twisted series, “Bad Little Children’s Books.” Staake has authored or illustrated more than 60 (non-twisted) children’s books and 17 New Yorker covers.

Paregoric, developed in the early 18th century and still available today, was once a mainstay of treating colic.

Stickney and Poor's Paregoric was a mixture of opium and alcohol. Doses for infants, children, and adults are given on the bottle, starting at babies 5 days old. Mothers rubbed this on their babies gums for teething. My mom told me about this stuff!

Almanzo Wilder & Laura Ingalls Wilder, 1940s

Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder- Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (Feb 1867 – Feb was an American author who wrote the Little House series of books based on her childhood in a pioneer family.

Quack Medicine Bottle for Gonorrhea Gleet SNAKE OIL Portsmouth Ohio

RARE Quack Medicine Bottle for Gonorrhea Gleet SNAKE OIL Portsmouth Ohio! People really believed this crap worked. Too funny!

7 awesome old photos assembling America’s leading lady

People posing next to the Statue of Liberty's face as it was being un-packed.Unpacking the Head of the Statue of Liberty delivered June 1885

What Will Happen in the Next Hundred Years - 1900. Surprisingly accurate!

Predictions Of What 2011 Would Be Like From A 1911 Newspaper.I don't know which is funnier, that peas should be the size of beets, or that a university education should be free!


Why yes, thank you, I'll have two.

An ice-cold whisky dispenser, sometimes found in offices. bring back the office whiskey dispenser!