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Occupational: Health, Medicine, Red Cross (57 items)

We last updated our site on 17-Sep-2017. The next update is scheduled for 14-Oct-2017.

These items are all related to the health field, diseases and medicine. They range from the everyday to the absurd. Also items relating to the Red Cross and other health related associations.

 

Item A2085Item A2085
Health & medicine: Old drug store labels (20), never used, from early 1900s Massachusetts drug store closed for years. Includes: cod liver oil, bay rum, glycerin, ammonia water, denatured alcohol, licorice powder, epsom salt, oxalic acid, Stoke's expectorant, mineral oil, syrup of ipecac, lime water, rhubarb mixture. No graphics other than some decorative borders, variety of sizes. All for $5.00


Item A2086Item A2086
Health & medicine: Bottle labels, unused. All the same. "Carbolic Acid" with skull & cross-bones POISON graphic. Red & white. Early 1900s, from a New Bedford, Mass drug store. 2-1/2" x 1-1/4" 2 labels. $5.00


Item KR064VItem KR064V
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Full color artist (Binder) sketch of young man looking uypwards as if looking towards the future. World globe in bkgd w/large Red Cross, "American Junior Red Cross" in black lettering superimposed across the globe area of the illustration. No. 607 1950. 14-1/2" x 22" $10.00


Item KR064WItem KR064W
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Full color photo of young man hoisting a Red Cross flag and American flag up a flag pole. Images of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln in bkgd, lower left image of small town showing houses, busineses, a church and the flag pole with the two flags. "Your Heritage Hope and Opportunity" in blue lettering at top right. "American Junior Red Cross" in yellow lettering at bottom of poster. No. 606 June 1949. 14-1/2" x 22" $10.00


Item KR065AItem KR065A
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Full color photo of young man hoisting a Red Cross flag and American flag up a flag pole. Images of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln in bkgd, lower left image of small town showing houses, businesses, a church and the flag pole with the two flags. "Your Heritage Hope and Opportunity" in blue lettering at top right. "american Junior Red Cross" in yellow lettering at bottom of poster. No. 614 July 1957. 10-1/2" x 15-1/2" $8.00


Item KR065BItem KR065B
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Full color art work by Binder showing American flag and Red Cross flag flying with blue bkgd and star and cloud design. Very attractive. "Enroll for Service For Country. For Humanity. American Junior Red Cross." "The American National Red Cross" at bottom in smaller lettering. No. 615. Rev. May 1958. 10-1/2" x 15-1/2" $8.00


Item KR065CItem KR065C
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Red and black art work sketch by Hampson showing young girl dressed as nurse with Red Cross on her cap and arm, thermometer in hand, and her small doll w/bandage on cheek. "Good Things Happen When You Help" in red lettering. "American Junior Red Cross" in black lettering at bottom. Undated. 9-1/4" x 13" $8.00


Item KR065DItem KR065D
Health & medicine: Red Cross pster. Full color art work caricatures of young children representing children of the world involved in various activities. American Junior Red Cross logo in shield in center of design. "Friendship and Service" in black lettering at top; "Around the School. Around the Corner. Around the Country. Around the World" in red and blue lettering at bottom. Artwork by Sedlack. No. 629. Circa 1965. 11" x 16" $8.00


Item KR065EItem KR065E
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Full color of seven young men and women, perhaps older teens, standing in front of the New York World's Fair Unisphere. "Ready, Willing, Able and Glad TO SERVE" red and blue lettering at bottom w/Red Cross logo. United States Steel. Circa 1965. No. 628. 11" x 16" $8.00


Item KR065FItem KR065F
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Full color art work image by Binder showing five arms raised in air (as if volunteering). Red Cross logo at top in red with "We Will Help" in large black lettering. "American Junior Red Cross" at bottom. No. 611. circa 1954. 10-1/2" x 15-1/2" $8.00


Item KR065GItem KR065G
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Black and white photo of group of teens meeting with President John F. Kennedy. JFK in side profile front left. Great horizontal picture fills up entire poster. "Teen Red Cross Leaders of 42 nations visit President Kennedy" in red lettering is superimposed out of the bottom of the photo, w/Red Cross logo. No. 625. May 1963. 11" x 17" $30.00


Item KR065HItem KR065H
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Full color art work montage of 8 young people representing different nationalities surrounding a world globe. Artwork by Amos Sewell. "Youth Serves" in center of globe. Red Cross logo in upper right corner. "American Junior Red Cross" in large red lettering at bottom. No. 617. June 1959. 10-1/2" x 15-1/2" $10.00


Item KR065JItem KR065J
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Stylistic artist design of the world globe with one side in purple with continents outlined in green and other side in green with continents outlined in yellow. "A World of Service for Children" superimposed over globe right hand half. Yellow bkgd. "The American National Red Cross" and the American Junior Red Cross shield logo are at bottom. Colorful. No. 623. Circa 1961. 11" x 14" $8.00


Item KR065KItem KR065K
Health & medicine: Red Cross poster. Series of Red Cross shield designs across mid-section. "35 Years of Service. 1917 1952 Your American Junior Red Cross" R/W/B design. No. 609. March 1952. 11" x 14" $8.00


W3349D
Health & medicine: "A History of Sexual Customs" by Richard Lewinsohn. Harper & Brothers. 1958. 424p illus. $8.50


Item J5115FItem J5115F
Health & medicine: Nice display commemorating the declaration of the effectiveness of the Salk's Vaccine against the terror of polio, April 12, 1955. Includes an original 3 cent U.S. postage stamp, "Honoring Those Who Helped Fight Polio." $5.00


Item KR072FItem KR072F
Health & medicine: Embossed, hexigonal 4 oz. nursing bottle by "PYREX". With original advertising "sleeve" which shows some wear although front side is good. 4-1/4" high. $15.00


LK1859
Health & medicine: Clear glass eye-cup. 2-3/4" high. Embossed marked on bottom "John Bull" w/1917 date. $25.00


Item LK3147Item LK3147
Health & medicine: Plastic cube paperweight w/a blue pill embedded inside and "Diabinese chlorpropamide 250 mg. once-a-day dosage Pfizer" also imbedded in center of cube. 2-3/8" high. Different. $12.50


Item LK3949Item LK3949
Health & medicine: (book) "Letters to Jane, A Mother talks to her daughter about sex." by Gladys Denny Shultz. 1948. 224p DJ $12.50


Item A3363C7Item A3363C7
Health & medicine: "Modern Surgery, General & Operative" by Dr. John Chalmers DaCosta, 9th ed. W. B. Saunders Company, 1,527p. Great illus. in diseases & techniques. Some wear but a good reference. $15.00


A8481CB
Health & medicine: 8 different Red Cross buttons or pins from the 1920s-30s, including just the plain red cross on white button, red cross on white button w/"I serve", red cross on white button with "we serve", brass button with white enamel topping and red cross in center (1 chip); red cross on flag-shaped tin tab, red cross and "I gave" on round tin tab, red cross on white bkgd w/"1921" below, and brass pinback with raised shield logo & lettering "American Red Cross Pro Patria Blood Donor" $65.00


Item A6194C8Item A6194C8
Health & medicine: Two different 36-page First Aid pamphlets. Circa. 1940s (?). "First Aid until the Doctor Arrives," Peoples Life Insurance Company; and, "First Aid," Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. $4.00


Item C2003Item C2003
Health & medicine: July 4, 1953 "The Journal of the American Medical Association," illus. $4.00


C2013
Health & medicine: 2-page release, Gen. Gruenther Becomes President of Red Cross, Dec. 31, 1956. $2.00


Item A6411Item A6411
Health & medicine: R/W/B 75th Red Cross Anniversary window stickers. 3" square. 1955. Nice. $2.00 ea; 3 for $5.00


Item A6412Item A6412
Health & medicine: Packet of 5 round red and white Red Cross tin tabs given to contributors in the 1950s. Mint, unused. $5.00


Item A6413Item A6413
Health & medicine: Cardboard countertop display with self-easel back, large Red Cross, "Join Serve" below. R/W/B 10" 1950s. $10.00


Item A6414Item A6414
Health & medicine: Contributor solicitation cards, Red Cross, unused. 1950s. 3" x 5" 5 for $2.00


Item A6415Item A6415
Health & medicine: Colorful R/W/B solicitor packet used in Washington, DC area, mid-1950s. Large photo of doctor with child on front, six photos of assistance & help on reverse. Packet includes contributors list form, 5 contributor solicitation cards and 5 Red Cross tin tabs. $12.50


Item A6416Item A6416
Health & medicine: The American National Red Cross Contributors List Form. 1950s. Stickman line art 10 points for campaigners on reverse. Unused. $1.00


Item A6537Item A6537
Health & medicine: China white restaurant-type dessert or bread plate, 6-1/2" with maroon medical logo "United States Army Medical Department." Reverse is marked "McNicol China, Clarksburg, W.Va." $6.00


Item A6538AItem A6538A
Health & medicine: Old SMALL POX cardboard country doctor's "contagious disease" sign that was prominently placed in the front window of a home where the Small Pox disease had occurred. Approx. 11" x 17" Some wear and dirt stains but a great throwback to the 1920s era. $20.00


Item A6538BItem A6538B
Health & medicine: Old DIPHTHERIA cardboard country doctor's "contagious disease" sign that was prominently placed in the front window of a home where the Diphtheria disease had occurred. Approx. 11" x 17" Some wear and stains but a great throwback to the 1920s era. $25.00


Item A6538CItem A6538C
Health & medicine: Old MEASLES cardboard country doctor's "contagious disease" sign that was prominently placed in the front window of a home where the Measles disease had occurred. Approx. 11" x 14" Some wear and stains but a great throwback to the 1920s era. $22.50


Item A6538DItem A6538D
Health & medicine: Old CHICKEN POX cardboard country doctor's "contagious disease" sign that was prominently placed in the front window of a home where the Chicken Pox disease had occurred. Approx. 8" x 17" Some wear and stains but a great throwback to the 1920s era. $22.50


Item A6538EItem A6538E
Health & medicine: Old MUMPS cardboard country doctor's "contagious disease" sign that was prominently placed in the front window of a home where the Mumps disease had occurred. Approx. 11" x 17" Some slight edge fading; one corner missing, but a great throwback to the 1920s era. $22.50


Item A6538FItem A6538F
Health & medicine: Old MUMPS cardboard country doctor's "contagious disease" sign that was prominently placed in the front window of a home where the Mumps disease had occurred. Approx. 11" x 17" Some major overall fading (must have been left in the window!), plus an edge tear, but a great throwback to the 1920's era. $20.00


Item A6538GItem A6538G
Health & medicine: Old SCARLET FEVER cardboard country doctor's "contagious disease" sign that was prominently placed in the front window of a home where the Scarlet Fever disease had occurred. Approx. 11" x 17" Some major wear, holes and rough edges, but a great throwback to the 1920's era. $22.50


Item A6538HItem A6538H
Health & medicine: Old DIPHTHERIA cardboard country doctor's "contagious disease" sign that was prominently placed in the front window of a home where the Diphtheria disease had occurred. Approx. 11" x 17" Some edge stains but great throwback to the 1920s era. $25.00


Item LK3687Item LK3687
Health & medicine: Mike Martin's Liniment bottle. Rounded top w/orig cork, unopened and still containing the yellowing liquid. Paper labels on both front and back still intact, however dirt soiled but perhaps could be cleaned. Mike Martin's pic on front label. $30.00


Item LK3688Item LK3688
Health & medicine: Rawleigh's empty medicine bottle w/"Rawleigh's" embossed vertically down the front of bottle. Orig. screw-on cap, but some rust. 6-1/2" high. $5.00


Item A7051Item A7051
Health & medicine: B-D Champion Veterinary Syringe (Becton, Dickinson & Co., Rutherford, NJ). Great 6-3/4" silver plated syringe with glass windows, plus 4 different needles, the longest is 3-3/4" long, all in original box. Box is worn. Probably from 1940s or earlier. $25.00


Item A7606Item A7606
Health & medicine: "The Story of Medicine," by Victor Robinson, M.D. 1931. A very interesting and informative chronological study of medicine, starting with Stone Age man as a primitive practitioner to modern treatment in America's medical history. 564p. $15.00


Item A7607Item A7607
Health & medicine: "Convention, M.D.," by Frank G. Slaughter, 1972. A novel of medical in-fighting. 410p. $3.50


Item A9673Item A9673
Health & medicine: 1942 cardboard foldout pocket guide to First Aid information, w/orig. envelope. Compliments of Samuel Lewis Co. hotel & institution supplies, New York.-Double-sided 10-fold. Diagrams and information seems rather thorough for everything from simple & compound fractures to electric shock, drowning, burns, asphyxiation, alcoholic poisoning, heat exhaustion, snake bites, sunstroke. $5.00


Item K7397Item K7397
Health & medicine: Great b&w large photo of nurse, full length, red cross arm patch on uniform, probably circa 1920. A couple of small gouges but still very good, stiff cardboard backing. Done professionally by a studio in Chicago. 14" x 10" $25.00


Item LK0051Item LK0051
Health & medicine: "The Making of Anatomies in Seventeenth Century England," by Herbert Silvette, University, VA. c. 1936. Reprint from Annals of Medical History. $5.00


Item LK1554Item LK1554
Health & medicine: "Baby and Child Care" by Dr. Benjamin Spock. 1956 paperback. 502p Sold by the millions, the book that changed a generation of parenting, and according to many, ruined a generation of kids. Don't see it around much any more. $6.50


Item LK1781Item LK1781
Health & medicine: Blotter. Early 1900's Advertising Dr. E. H. Walter, Registered Optometrist, Hanover, PA Phone 34Z. Has photo of factory worker wearing glasses. "Better work, more pep, less fatigue-these are some of the advantages tht come to the wearer of glasses with B&L Punktal Lenses" Blotter also has 5" ruler & metric scale. Nice. $12.50


Item LK2366Item LK2366
Health & medicine: "Good Posture in the Little Child," 1935. U.S. Department of Labor Children's Bureau. 30p illus. $8.00


Item LK2367Item LK2367
Health & medicine: "The Child From One to Six, His Care and Training," 1935. U.S. Department of Labor Children's Bureau. 160p. illus. $8.00


Item LK2800Item LK2800
Health & medicine: "First Aid". Metropolitan Life Insurance Company booklet. 28p. Undated but probably circa 1920s. Full color pic on cover. Lower right corner has crease. $5.00


Item LK2812Item LK2812
Health & medicine: "First Aid in the Home". Metropolital Life Insurance Company booklet "for use of its policy-holders". 36p. 1919. Full color artwork by R. Lumley on cover of little boy with a hurt finger. Some minor stains inside. Still good. $5.00


Item LK3274AItem LK3274A
Health & medicine: Tin hinged-lid container for 12 tablets of ANACIN. Red, green & yellow color. Very good. $5.00


Item J2263BItem J2263B
Health & medicine: "How We Resist Disease, An Introduction to Immunity," Lippincott's Nursing Manual, by Jean Broadhurst, Ph.D. 1923 1st edition. 248p illus. $10.00


Item KR3552Item KR3552
Health & medicine: Five items: Apx. 70 page baby book from Woodward & Lothrop to new mothers/parents with "dos and don'ts," facts, figures, sheet music and more. Circa 1950's; February 1950 issue of Baby Talk magazine--50 pages; 20 page pamphlet entitled "Planning to have a baby?" Circa 1950's; 32 page booklet entitled "The Baby," by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company. Circa 1950's; January, 1948 issue of "My Baby-and Young Years," by Lansburgh's, Washington. $22.00


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