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This photograph shows a display for Gavitt's Drug Manufacturing Company in Topeka, Kansas. Signs in the display advertise, "Over 100 Standard and Proprietary Remedies," and a "Modern Medical Tablet Machine." William Gavitt ran a large mail-order medicine company.
Date: Between 1890 and 1919
Item Number: 213932
Call Number: FK2.S5 T.3 Ma.Gav *1
Holding Institution: Transferred from Museum, 1967.
Business and Industry - Health care - Alternative medicine
Business and Industry - Health care - Medical suppliers
Business and Industry - Health care - Pharmacies
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Pharmacists
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Sales
Business and Industry - Retail - Drugstores
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1890s
Date - 1900s
Date - 1910s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917 - Populism, 1890-1900
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917 - Progressive Era, 1900-1916
Thematic Time Period - Industrialization and the National Economy, 1870-1920
Thematic Time Period - World War I, 1914-1919
Type of Material - Photographs