- Collection ID:
Medical Sciences, Division of (NMAH, SI)
- Physical Description:
3 Cubic feet
7 boxes, 8 oversize folders
The collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore. In addition, there are photographs of the African American community in St. Martinville, Louisiana.
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists primarily of advertising and promotional materials for products sold by the Fournet Drugstore in St. Martinville, Louisiana. Most of these materials are from well-known companies such as Hallmark Cards, Johnson & Johnson, Yardley of London and Max Factor. Of particular interest are the photographs of the African American community dating primarily from the 1950s.
The collection is arranged into three series.
Series 1: Photographs, 1950-1967; undated
Subseries 1.1: Identified Prints, 1950-1967; undated
Subseries 1.2: Unidentifed Prints,1956-1964; undated
Series 2: Hallmark Materials, 1971-1977; undated
Series 3: Point of Purchase Displays and Packaging, 1973-1977; undated
Processed by Vanessa Broussard-Simmons and Camille Bethune Brown
Vanessa Broussard Simmons
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated to the Museum by Magdell F. Theriot and Fred G. Fournet in 1984.
Using the Collection
Fournet Drugstore Collection, 1950-1977, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Transferred from the Division of Medical Sciences to the Archives Center in 1989.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012