Other amazing women:
Dr. Marie Stopes
remedies for menstrual period pain and
problems. See more remedies here.
A pioneering woman physician and a
mail-order business for women's
diseases and menstruation:
Dr. Grace Feder
In keeping with the aggressive
American style of the era (or any
era, for that matter) - this
material is dated 1912 -
Dr. Grace Feder Thompson, of San
Francisco, looked for "mail-order"
patients to cure by a method not
revealed in the letter below. I think it's a
masterpiece of American
Obviously - look at the examination
sheet and return envelope
- the recipient never took Dr.
Thompson's offer. So much for my
generously donated the Thompson
advertising material to this
museum. The daughter of Dr.
Thompson's third husband, Jerrie
Wacholder, contributed the
biographical information and
file, long download! Sorry!
But I want you to be able to
read the letter.
Dr. Thompson's exam
sheet and the envelope
it came in, and the enclosed return
envelope. Her biography.
First page of Dr.
See a similar examination sheet for the
patent medicine Cardui.
patent medicine, Dr.
Pierce's empire, and Lydia Pinkham's
women: Nellie Bly, Lydia Pinkham, Dr.
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