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Shop the CHS Store: It Won’t Hurt a Bit (Either)!

June 3, 2013 · CHS Buzz ·

The current exhibit, This Won’t Hurt a Bit: A History of Pain Relief provided some unusual inspiration for new store products. The CHS ephemera collection was a great source for trade cards, once used to advertise remedies to soothe or eliminate pain in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. An assortment of images for plasters, witch…
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Smithsonian Affiliate Event: History Wrapped Up In A Cape

October 11, 2018 · ·

Our guest speaker, Mallory Warner of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, will present the stories of four women who served as military medical staff during World War One.

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