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Waring Historical Library Artifact Collection

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Electric Tri-Dent Dental Set
Electric Tri-Dent Dental Set 80 x 35 x 40". Dental Unit. "Electric Tri-Dent Dental Set. Freestanding floor dental drill assembly by the Ritter Company. The main stem houses the triple aspirators with a 10 inch diameter milk glass aseptic tray and an eclectic light assembly mounted overhead. One arm contains the motor and drill assembly with a milk glass aseptic table (14 inch diameter).The third arm supports the cuspidor (10 _ inch diameter milk glass) and a milk glass tumbler-holder. The milk glass trays have serrated rims to facilitate easy access to dental instruments and a non-slip edge."
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Fluid Extract of Taraxacum NF
Fluid Extract of Taraxacum NF 5.5 x 2.2 inches. Brown glass bottle with green paper label and black plastic screw top, liquid inside.
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Wampole's Phospholecithin with Strychnine
Wampole's Phospholecithin with Strychnine 8.5 x 3.5 x 2.5. Clear glass bottle with a plastic screw top ,light orange paper label and with brown text, and liquid inside. Housed in a light orange paper box with brown text.
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Nature's Cure
Nature's Cure Tin canister, gold and red. "The celebrated blood purifier and liver regulator."
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Thomas' Uterine Curette, Blunt
Thomas' Uterine Curette, Blunt 0.5 x 9 x 0.5" Curettage: Curette: Uterine Steel curette with crosshatched ebony handle.
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Frog in Your Throat Lozenges
Frog in Your Throat Lozenges 2.75 x 0.75 x 1.25" Drugs: Patent, Proprietary, OTC. Green and blue paper box with frog displayed.
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Metal Amalgam Mixer
Metal Amalgam Mixer 1 x 3.5 x 3.5".Dental restoration, permanent: Apparatus. Steel amalgam mixer that was used to combine various metal alloys used in tooth fillings.
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Imperial Hypodermic Syringe
Imperial Hypodermic Syringe 1 x 5.5 x 2.5" Injections: Hypodermic syringe: Dental. Steel syringe .
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Cardioscope
Cardioscope A- 0.5x6.5x2.5 B-0.25x7.5x1.5 C-n/a D-0.5 x 6.5 x 1.5. Electrocardiography. "Heart cardioscopes. including four round Lucite bars which were inserted into an artery or heart to transmit light. C is missing."
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Umbilical Tape
Umbilical Tape 4"x 1.125"x 1.125" Amber glass bottle with black plastic screw top and a green and white paper label with black text; holding approx. 60 feet of braided umbilical tape.
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Speculum
Speculum 1.75x4.75x2.25. Dilatation: Speculum. Stainless steel clamp like dilator with raised arms and smooth half oval surface.
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Ear Examination Apparatus
Ear Examination Apparatus 2.25 x 9.5 x 4.25",Otolaryngology: Otoscope,"Ear Examination apparatus made of plastic, metal, glass, housed in a wood case with velvet lining."
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The Roche Electric Hygiene Machine
The Roche Electric Hygiene Machine 5.25x17x15" Electric stimulation therapy: Machine."Electric machine apparatus housed in a wooden box and includes wooden handle with sponge attachment. The Roche electric hygiene machine was used by the patient by standing on the metal foot plates and the battery powered electrical current. using two no. 6 dry cells. would provide a "mild" electrical shock. The machine has been rewired with a plug and was originally used by the donor's grandmother. Mrs Britton and was included in her estate."
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Electro-Therapeutic Machine
Electro-Therapeutic Machine 8.25 x 17 x 11" Electric stimulation therapy: Machine."metal. glass. wood. marble housed in velvet lined leather case"
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Eyeglasses
Eyeglasses Eyeglasses: Spectacles. Gold rimmed metal, glass lenses housed in velvet lined paper case.
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Ophthalmoscope
Ophthalmoscope 0.5 x 7 x 1.5" Ophthalmoscopy: Ophthalmoscope."Loose Ophthalmoscope with Bakelite handle. metal accents and rotating top portion made of metal with glass and mirror."
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Binocular Microscope
Binocular Microscope For a 360 degree view of the microscope, click on the image and drag the cursor to the left or right. Requires Quicktime player, which can be downloaded at: http: //www.apple.com/Quicktime/download . 12.25 x 6.5 x 5" Microscopy: Microscope: American: Compound. Black SPENCER compound binocular microscope, c. 1920, which was used by Dr. Lynch in the Department of Pathology.
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Lacrimal Trephine
Lacrimal Trephine 1 x 3 x 1.25" Trephining: Lachrymal."Transplant trephine with metal casing and a small spool of tape. All items are housed in a metal case with holes on the top and engraved."Storz"
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Laryngeal Tuberculosis Set
Laryngeal Tuberculosis Set 2 x 10.5 x 4.5" Phototherapy."Laryngeal tuberculosis set housed in a black vinyl covered box wood box with green velvet interior. containing stainless steel and mirror parts with laminated instructions. Apparatus would be assembled for use with sunlight to treat tuberculosis."
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Ritter Dental X-Ray Machine
Ritter Dental X-Ray Machine 90 x 36 x 40"Radiography. dental: Machine"Thought to be the first "Ritter" X-Ray Unit introduced to South Carolina. The unit has a wooden base and a large moveable iron arm."