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Simmons_SESI_1909_cover 001 rsz.jpg
The Society for the Entertainment of Shut-Ins(SESI) was founded in 1901 by the Rev. George W. Shinn, D. D. in Boston, Massachusetts. Shinn was the rector of Grace Episcopal Church, Newton, Ma.According to these documents, the Society aimed “to…

Simmons_SESI_1908_ cover 001 rsz.jpg
The Society for the Entertainment of Shut-Ins(SESI) was founded in 1901 by the Rev. George W. Shinn, D. D. in Boston, Massachusetts. Shinn was the rector of Grace Episcopal Church, Newton, Ma.According to these documents, the Society aimed “to…

VCU_TML_Emswiller_Whiskey_prescription Nov 28 1924 alt rsz.jpg
Prescription for whiskey to be taken in milk 3 times daily. Filled at Purcell & Littlejohn pharmacy, Leesburg, Va.During Prohibition, the U.S. Treasury Department issued forms that authorized physicians to write prescriptions for medicinal…
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