Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lydia Pinkham Concocts a Remedy for “Female Troubles”

Lydia Estes was born in Lynn, Massachusetts in 1819. Her father, William, was originally a shoemaker but by the time Lydia was born, he had become wealthy through his dealings in real estate. Lydia was educated at Lynn Academy and … Continue reading

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America Defeats the Barbary Coast Pirates

(This article is going to get me in hot water with the PC crowd, but even they should know it is historical, not racist.) “It is written in the Koran that all nations which have not acknowledged the Prophet are … Continue reading

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