Finally! We're back to creating more videos for the museum's YouTube channel! The latest video was added last week. Its about rural doctors in the early 1800s. I hope you enjoy it!
This week, I've been preparing to exhibit a few items from our hearing aid collection. In my research, I found it very interesting (yet logical) that technological developments in this field were closely related to the telephone, microphone, and radio. I visited the Kenneth W. Berger Hearing Aid Museum at Kent State University to learn… Continue reading Say what?
Yesterday I came across the website for a new exhibit at the National Archives, "Spirited Republic: Alcohol in American History." This exhibit seems to focus on American culture during Prohibition (speak-easys and home brew) but I was glad to see they included a section on medicinal alcohol as well. I remembered the research I did… Continue reading Spirited Republic
While cleaning out a room in the museum, I found a shelf full of old photographs and negatives. Many of these photographs depicted local physicians and hospitals. I thought others might be interested in the images and decided that enlargements would be great decoration for the museum. I had 28 of the photographs scanned at… Continue reading Old photographs found