Harben's Drug Store, Richardson, Texas

Description:

Interior view of Harben's Drug Store. Four men are visible, the one on the far right is Sam Harben. Ads for various patent medicines including Mentholatum and Cardui are legible. Floor and ceiling are finished wood. There is a counter partly visible with four metal stools. Six glass display cases and two electric ceiling fans are visible.

Noted on back of photo - Sam Harben on right, early 1900s.
Additional information:
Cardui was a patent medicine used to reduce menstrual problems. It was 19% alcohol and included Blessed Thistle, Black Haw and Golden Seal.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Richardson
Creation Date: 1912  
Partner(s):
Richardson Public Library
Collection(s):
Texas History Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 159
Past 30 days: 8
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1912
  • Digitized: June 26, 2003
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Richardson
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1912  
Description:

Interior view of Harben's Drug Store. Four men are visible, the one on the far right is Sam Harben. Ads for various patent medicines including Mentholatum and Cardui are legible. Floor and ceiling are finished wood. There is a counter partly visible with four metal stools. Six glass display cases and two electric ceiling fans are visible.

Noted on back of photo - Sam Harben on right, early 1900s.
Additional information:
Cardui was a patent medicine used to reduce menstrual problems. It was 19% alcohol and included Blessed Thistle, Black Haw and Golden Seal.

Note:

Cardui was a patent medicine used to reduce menstrual problems. It was 19% alcohol and included Blessed Thistle, Black Haw and Golden Seal. Noted on back of photo - Sam Harben on right, early 1900s.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Drug Stores
Partner:
Richardson Public Library
Collection:
Texas History Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: RPLbu016
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Folder Bu 16
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth3124
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public