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Funny Old Ads: Medical Remedies of Yesteryear: Burnham’s Clam Bouillon for Sick Children

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As Darcy has mentioned a few times, I dabble in family history AKA genealogy. Part of that research sometimes requires me to browse old newspapers. Fortunately, Google has a bunch of them online already. While searching through some of these papers, I’ve run across some funny and sometimes scary, old ads. Like this one from 1894:
Make sure to buy some “Burnham’s Clam Bouillon” for your baby. Hell, it cures everything from measles to whooping cough to cholera. “Mothers, make a note of this. Some day you will need it.

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