Like many Victorian era families, the Ramseys faced medical issues both big and small. This 75 minute program explores the Ramseys' medical history, from mumps and measles, to whooping cough and mental illness. Hear excerpts from letters and journals of family members and from the physicians who treated them. Learn about symptoms, discover the cures that were used, and find out what it was like to be a patient in the Victorian era. This tour features adult content and is not suitable for children under age 18.
Minnesota Historical Society
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