Peoples Drugstore


Company Names, addresses, dates:
  Peoples Drug Store (Frank C. Dinges Proprietor), Edinburg VA
  Peoples Drug Stores, Roanoke VA
  Peoples Service Drug Stores, Staunton VA
  Peoples Drug Store, Strasburg VA
  Peoples Drug Store, Tappahannock VA
  Peoples Drug Co., Winchester VA

Notes:
According to Wikipedia, Peoples Drug was a chain of drugstores, founded in 1905 in Washington DC. They were purchased by Lane Drug in 1975, Imasco in 1984, and CVS in 1990.
The bottles below are various embossed and labeled bottles from the Peoples drugstore chain in the state of Virginia.

Bottles:

peoples_06 Clear 5.5" bottle with label that says::
ESS. OF LEMON / Absolute ALCOHOL 88.7% by volume / ... PEOPLE'S DRUG STORE / "CEASELESS TOILER AFTER TRADE " / FRANK C. DINGES, PROP. EDINBRG, VIRGINIA
peoples_05 Clear 4.3" screw-top bottle with label that says::
PEOPLE'S DRUG STORE / FRANK C. DINGES, PROP. / EDINBRG, VIRGINIA ...
peoples_09 Clear 6.3" screw-top bottle with label that says:
PEOPLE'S DRUG STORE / ... 11/7/51 ... / FRANK C. DINGES, PROP. EDINBRG, VIRGINIA
peoples_07 Amber 3.8" screw-top bottle with label:
label: PEOPLES DRUG STORES / 601 South Jefferson St. Roanoke, Va. / ... Dr. Boyd ... / 9/11/57
peoples_08 Amber 2.5" screw-top bottle with label:
label: PEOPLES DRUG STORES / 601 South Jefferson St. Roanoke, Va. / ... Dr. Boyd ... / 8/3/54
peoples_11 Green 3.3" screw-top bottle with label:
label: PEOPLES SERVICE DRUG STORES / 105 West Beverly St., Staunton, Va. / ... 3-10-59
peoples_01 Clear 2.8" bottle embossed:
vertical: PEOPLES DRUG STORE / OUR MOTTO IS PURITY / STRASBURG VA
peoples_02 Clear 4.5" bottle embossed:
vertical: PEOPLES DRUG STORE / OUR MOTTO IS PURITY / STRASBURG VA
peoples_12 This is a cobalt blue (machine-made) bottle with a label. I've shown left/front/right views in the photo to show the entire label, which says:
label: PEOPLES DRUG STORE / PHONE 29 STRASBURG VA REG. No. 3925 / Dr. Winkfield / Billie Ritenour / 4 drops (warm) in left / ear three times a day / 7/7/51
peoples_04 Clear 2.7" screw-top deco-style bottle with a label that says:
label: OIL OF CLOVES / PEOPLES DRUG STORE / J.H. SULLENDER REG. No. 3925 / PHONE HObart 5-5193 STRASBURG, VA.
peoples_10 Clear 9.5" bottle with a label:
label: MINERAL OIL / DOSE: ... / Distributed by / PEOPLES DRUG STORE / PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS/ TAPPAHANNOCK, VA.
peoples_03 Clear 5.0" bottle embossed:
vertical: THE PEOPLES DRUG CO / INCORPERATED / PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS/ WINCHESTER, VA.
peoples_13 These are clear bottles, 9", 6", and 5.25" tall, embossed:
vertical: THE PEOPLES DRUG CO / INCORPERATED / PRESCRIPTION SPECIALISTS/ WINCHESTER, VA.






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This page last updated on May 13, 2017.