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  • Drug advertisement from the Medical Women's Journal, 1924, featuring viburnum. (The Legacy Center Archives and Special Collections)

    From the Collections: Drugs

    May 21, 2009

    Advertisements for pharmaceutical drugs in print media is a decades old phenomenon. This blog post features several pharmaceutical advertisements featured in The Medical Woman’s Journal and The Journal of the American Medical Women's Association between 1924 and 1958. It pokes fun at their dated quirks and points out the advertising ambiguities such as who they are marketed two. The blog post also points out the clear gendered marketing present in the drug advertisements.

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