Lectures

Rochester's Patent Medicine Men By: Don Hall

When: Tue., Jan. 13, 7-8:30 p.m. 2015

In the late 19th century, Rochester was the third largest producer in the U.S. of patent medicines, the forerunners of today's over-the-counter medications. See the products, where they were made, the people who produced them and the places that they lived. Did the medicines work? Well, they did a great job of improving the lives of the men who produced them.

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