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    • Stephens, Madge Patton 1921-09-22

    • Travel; Dreams; Medicine; Poetry; Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968; Books; Bogart, Guy, b. 1883; Strikes; Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923; Political prisoners; Pardon
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs, 09/22/1921. Writes that while she is in San Francisco, California she has been staying with a female doctor who is one of the "greatest revolutionists" that she ever met. Says that before this doctor went to medical school...
    • Folk doctors, Cy

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Jerry Smith's transcribed interview of Henry Smith about a folk doctor named Cy. According to Smith, Cy used to make home-made medicine that people thought could cure anything.
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Chester A. Archer's transcribed interview of an anonymous source about Doc Cox. According to this source, Cod Cox lived near Sullivan, Indiana, and was best known as being an herbalist. Rumor has it that Doc Cox had a cure for cancer and Eli Lilly...
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Colleen Boone's transcribed interview of R.L.B. about Doc Cox. According to R.L.B., Doc Cox was an herb doctor with a big practice. He cured a growth from R.L.B.'s grandfather by painting something on it and covering it. Within weeks the growth...
    • Folk doctors, Doc Cox

    • Legends; People; People associated with health & safety; Physicians; Medical offices; Medical offices; Health care; Medical personnel; Folk cures; Folk medicine;
    • Charles Baldwin's transcribed interview of an anonymous 76 year-old man about Doc Cox. According to this source, Doc Cox was mostly Indian and lived south of Sullivan, Indiana. He was an herb doctor and he never graduated from high school. The...
    • Stedman, Seymour 1944-04-23

    • Cooper, Marguerite Debs; Health; Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926; Medicine; Young, Art, 1866-1943; Maurer, James H. (James Hudson), 1864-1944; Death;
    • Letter from Theodore Debs, 04/23/1944. Says that he remembers well the story Stedman told about Marguerite Debs Cooper. Tells Stedman that neither Gertrude Debs nor Marguerite Debs Cooper smoke. Writes that he has not smoked in 4 years. Says that...
    • Stedman, Seymour 1944-03-16

    • Medicine; Death; Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 3-1959; Lloyd, John; Young, Art, 1866-1943;
    • Letter to Theodore Debs, 03/16/1944. Tells Theodore Debs that he has been recalling some old times. Mentions that he will never forget when Gertrude Debs and Marguerite Debs Cooper came for a visit and Marguerite Debs Cooper saw women smoke for the...
    • Robinson, Frederic 1915-01-21

    • Medicine;
    • Letter to Eugene V. Debs on Medical Review of Reviews letterhead, 1/21/1915. Says that he is interested in finding out from Eugene V. Debs what he thinks is wrong with the medical profession and what suggestions he has to make it better.
    • Rheumatism

    • Healing; Preventive medicine; Trees; Medicinal plants;
    • Mary Catherine O'Neal's trasncribed interview of John O'Neal's account of a folk cure for rheumatism.

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