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Kickapoo Indian Guide to Health and Longevity  

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Kickapoo Indian Guide to Health and Longevity Vol. II – No. 500


[New Haven]

Printed by J.J. Kiernan



4 pp. Illustrated. 40x28 cm (16x11"), illustrated wrappers. 

4 page advertising paper expounding on all of the disease which the use of Kickapoo medicines will cure. Includes illustrations and advertising for Kickapoo Indian Sagwa; Kickapoo Indian Salve; Kickapoo Indian Oil and Kickapoo Indian Worm-Killer, etc. 

The Kickapoo Indian Medicine Company boosted sales with traveling medicine shows. Part carnival, part sales pitch, they featured Indian ‘agents’ or ‘professors’ making outlandish claims for quack cure-alls in between Indian acts. The Kickapoo Indian Medicine Company’s medicine shows were the biggest and most successful in the United States. 

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Some general wear with toning and old folds, some minor chipping to edges, occasional close dtear at fold; about very good.

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