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Cough Medicine

New Haven Hospital circa 1905

“Consumption.”

If you wanted to strike fear into the heart of the average New Havener circa 1870, you need only have uttered the word. The disease took the lives of at least 190 citizens that year—mostly …

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Cough Medicine

Ellen M. Gifford Ward for the Incurables at New Haven Hospital circa 1905

“Consumption.”

If you wanted to strike fear into the heart of the average New Havener circa 1870, you need only have uttered the word. The disease took the lives of at least 190 citizens that year—mostly…

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