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Object ID 002930

Object Name Nature's Remedy Vegetable Laxative Tabs

Object Desc An empty tin which once held laxatives.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002642a-b

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Medical


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 29,2015


Location Room 3, Shelf 4

Object Date 1945

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords laxatives,tins,Lewis-Howe Co.,

Title Nature's Remedy Vegetable Laxative Tabs.

Description A tall red tin with black and white lettering and designs. Reads Nature's Remedy Nr-Tablets-Nr Vegetable Laxative Sixty Tablets. Lists natural ingredients such as dandelion and rhubarb. Directions are on the back of the tin.


Approx Collection Date

Height 2

Length 2.13

Width 0.94

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Dimension Details

Quantity 1



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Lewis-Howe Company

Maker Details Established in St. Louis, the Lewis-Howe Co. was created in 1930 by Jim Howe. The company is also known for creating Tums. The company was bought out by Revlon's Norcliff Thayer unit in 1978. It went through many more different comapnies and is now under GlaxoSmithKline.

Maker Mark White NR in a black circle


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Image Caption CMY2642A-B



Date FEB 1,2015

Summary Good

Assessor Christine Jankowski

Notes The tin has some wear to the sides, the lid, and the bottom of the tin. The colors are still bold and there is little discoloration. A few smudges and scratches are on the tin. Inside the tin, it is still shiny, save the inner lid where there is some slight discoloration


Date FEB 13,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3 from Bay View Pharmacy - automatic entry by admin

Date AUG 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 5 from Room 3 - automatic entry by admin

Date OCT 1,2015

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 3, Shelf 4 from Room 3, Shelf 5 - automatic entry by admin