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!
Tag: medical artifacts
First items displayed in Cushwa Hall
The first of the new display cases in Cushwa Hall were filled this morning! After a new paint job and a good cleaning, the display cases looked good in their new location. This is the main entrance to the College of Health and Human Services from Lincoln Avenue. During class changes, this hallway is pretty… Continue reading First items displayed in Cushwa Hall
Early pharmaceutical tools
Before the industrial production of medicines, all syrups, ointments, pills, and salves were made by hand- often by a trained apothecary or pharmacist. Over the years, specialized tools were developed to assist these specialists in making a variety of medicines. Mortars and pestles were used to grind, pulverize, and mix herbs and powdered medicines. They… Continue reading Early pharmaceutical tools