Metcalfe Museum

This week I am going to continue with Suzanne Kelly’s writings. I thought perhaps I would find all the entries in the journal myself. I realized that Suzanne had grouped all pf Augusta’s writings into one story. So…I will continue quoting her on the “Spanish Flu” epidemic. “While the nation sought to self-medicate with over-thecounter drugs like Dr Kilmer’s Swamp Root and Dr. Pierce’s Pellets, Augusta passed homemade wine to her stricken neighbors. Folk remedies such as soaking in hot mustard footbaths, inhaling salt, or wrapping the body in lard and turpentine prevailed, but Augusta continued to go about her…

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