Keywords: Mail order patent medicine business
"In Time and Eternity: Maine Shakers in the Industrial Age 1872-1918" is a series of images that depict in detail the Shakers in Maine during a little explored time period of expansion and change.
With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.
… Times and Chicago Tribune soon created a patent medicine mail-order business that was unlike anything seen to that time.
… mill and The Heart Cure Co., a large mail order patent-medicine concern. The largest single employer, established after the Civil War, was the…