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Rawleigh's Good Health Guide Almanac Cook Book 1941 [almanac]

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Dates
1940
circa 1940
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
996001636
Description
Paper almanac from the W.T. Rawleigh Co.; front is dark brown with printing in various colours; centre has a facsimile from a "famous oil painting"; inside has calendars, promotion of various Rawleigh products and lots of recipes; 18 double-sided pages.
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Accession Number
996001636
Collection
Dr. Michael A. Chiong Patent Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Almanacs
Description
Paper almanac from the W.T. Rawleigh Co.; front is dark brown with printing in various colours; centre has a facsimile from a "famous oil painting"; inside has calendars, promotion of various Rawleigh products and lots of recipes; 18 double-sided pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Purchased by Dr. M. Chiong for his patent medicine collection, before July 15, 1995.
Maker
The W. T. Rawleigh Co.
Site Made (City)
Freeport
Site Made (State)
Illinois
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1940
circa 1940
Date Remarks
Made for 1941 so probably published in 1940
Material
paper: pink; blue; green; dk. brown; yellow
Inscriptions
Front: "1889 1941 // Rawleigh's // GOOD HEALTH GUIDE // ALMANAC COOK BOOK // Hang Me Up for Future Reference // BOUNTIFUL AUTUMN // FROM A FAMOUS OIL PAINTING // PUBLISHED BY // THE W. T. RAWLEIGH COMPANY // FREEPORT, ILL., U.S.A. // MEMPHIS RICHMOND CHESTER ALBANY MINNEAPOLIS DENVER // OAKLAND MONTREAL WINNIPEG MELBOURNE WELLINGTON // The Largest Industries of Their Kind in the World"; back: "WITH BEST WISHES FOR // Health, Happiness and Prosperity // L. A. McGRAW // THE RAWLEIGH DEALER // SANTA FE AVE., HUNTINGTON PARK ..." and so on
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder D
Dimension Notes
Length: 24.3 cm. x Width: 16.6 cm.
Condition Remarks
Covers have a few marks where the ink has worn off; binding edge is a little worn; some stains throughout the book at the top and right edges
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Photo
Reference Comments
Photographs of Rawleigh factory and products in red binder; "Nostrums & Quackery" Vol. II, pp. 102-103
Research Facts
Established in 1889; Rawleigh's Golden Cough Syrup and Rawleigh's Ru-Mex-Ol; Golden contained alcohol, chloroform, menthol, guaiacol and horehound and claimed to cure whooping cough and asthma; Ru-Mex-Ol had 26.5% alcohol and rhubarb -- remedy for scrofula, eczema, purifying blood and preventing T.B.; fined $100.00 and costs, Oct. 16, 1916
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