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Congenital torticollis (wry neck), from Louis Starr and Thompson S. Westcott’s American text-book of the diseases of children, 1894

Visiting Nurse Association St. Louis - Historical Early Black Nurses 1935 by @Vernon Zhang Zhang Zhang Zhang Dutton, via Flickr

My grandmother smoked these to "treat" her asthma in the 1920s when she was a teenager. Dr. Batty's Asthma Cigarettes Cigarettes with unknown contents claimed to provide temporary relief of everything from asthma to colds, canker sores and bad breath. "Not recommended for children UNDER 6." pinner says

Lydia Ward, Guy's Hospital London 1907 Love this one!

Milk was fed to sick ancient Egyptian children from these Bes jars in hopes that the milk would be transformed into medicine.

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Doctor's kit from the American Civil War.

American WWII poster for the Red Cross "Blood Means Life".

From the book Dissection: Photographs of a Rite of Passage in American Medicine 1880–1930, by John Harley Warner and James M. Edmonson