Before bottleneck traffic and the modern housing crisis, San Diego was a swath of undeveloped land, horse-drawn carriages, and dairy farms. We look at 10 iconic locations from the late s to mids that show just how much and in some cases how little our city has changed over the years. The two gentlemen on the right could likely be business partners Ed Fletcher and William Gross, showing their development-ready land to potential buyers.
VIntage glass bottles of retro remedies inside old druggist store. Photo "Vintage drug store interior" can be used for personal and commercial purposes according to the conditions of the purchased Royalty-free license. The image is available for download in high resolution quality up to x
It once contained boric acid crystals, often used in making solutions for drug store prescriptions, and because of the label, in photography. Its condition is great given it is almost a hundred years old! This great little item was found in the basement of the Eggleston Drug Company store in Laramie, Wyoming, amongst hundreds of other excellent items.
A drug is any substance that, when inhaled, injected, smoked, consumed, absorbed via a patch on the skin, or dissolved under the tongue causes a temporary physiological change in the body. This photograph originates from the International Magazine Services photo archive. IMS was a editorial photo archive in Scandinavia founded in but evolved from older archives that have images in the collection also. The archive is in great condition and been in storage for a long time and the images in the collection are now being sold off one by one.
Few of those local drug chains remain -- although you can still find stores in the venerable Discount Drug Mart chain spread throughout Greater Cleveland -- done in by competition and changing customer preferences. But the story of Cleveland's drug stores starts long before Bernie Shulman opened his first Marc's -- which started life as a discount drug store -- in Mayfield Heights in the s, or the first Revco Discount Drug Store opened in Twinsburg in Richard Klein, a professor of urban studies and business at Cleveland State University, recently discussed the history of Greater Cleveland's drug stores with a cleveland.
Before the horrors of drug cartel violence and addiction became the main images you associated with cocaine, the drug carried a fashionable quality. It was a time between the late s and early s when cocaine was a vice for the rich and famous, or those who thought they were. Although the amount of cocaine busts in Latin American have gone down recently, some reports say its use is on the rise for U.
Post a Comment. Reclining on bunk beds while sucking on opium pipes, these haunting photos provide a rare glimpse into life in America's 19th century opium dens that prompted the country's first crackdown on drugs. Established by the Chinese and arriving in the US via ships, the first opium dens sprung up in San Francisco's Chinatown during the s and s, and were soon being used by people from all walks of society. The opium rush was at its most prevalent during the s and s, which coincided with the rise of the temperance movement.
Drugs such as cocaine and heroin aren't just glamorous because they're illegal. Even when you could buy them at any pharmacy or grocery store, they still had a certain cool factor. Just look at these fantastic vintage advertisements for opium, coca-laced wine and "medicinal tonics.