Saccharin Pills and Hair Dye Bottles
Saccharin pills were taken for controlling diabetes and obesity. Mrs. Walker suffered from diabetic gangrene which paralyzed her from the waist down.
Glass, synthetic (plastic), paper, ink. H 5.9, W 3.2, D 1.5 cm
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, MAWA 5742
Hair Dye Bottles
This is an early 20th century hair dying system for darker hair.
Glass, paper, adhesive. H 9.7, Dia 3.9 cm
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site, MAWA 3676, 3474