Central Library - Rochester's Rich History Series - Rochester's Patent Medicine Men

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5/4/2014 at 2:00 PM to 5/4/2014 at 3:00 PM


Speaker: Donald S. Hall
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? One may say that they did a great job of improving the lives of the men who produced them.   

Join us for this and other talks in our 2014 Rochester's Rich History Series! These programs will be held in the Rundel Auditorium, 3rd floor of Central Library's Rundel Memorial Building, 115 South Ave., Rochester, NY.    
Location: Central Library
115 South Ave.
Rochester, NY 14604

(585) 428-8370




Free on Sundays for library patrons in the Court St. Garage


The Local History & Genealogy Division 

Disabled or
Hearing Impaired
This library is handicapped accessible.
To request specific accommodations, call (585) 428-8304
ten days prior to the program.

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