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Archive for May 29th, 2009

Just something interesting I found in the stacks. The pamphlet is from the Polk Diphtheria Cure Co. of Boston, Massachusetts, though the “cure” itself seems to have been invented by Leonidas Lafayette Polk (1837-1892). An agrarian and Populist leader, Polk also founded the Progressive Farmer and was North Carolina’s first commissioner of agriculture.

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