Fannie Cohen wearing a white pharmacist's coat and standing amongst shelves of medicines. Fannie Cohen was one of the first women to graduate from the University of Minnesota Pharmacy School. She was born in 1901 to Romanian immigrant parents, and graduated with her degree in 1922. Show worked in Hospital pharmacies in Duluth, Rochester and St. Paul. She was a lifetime member of Temple Israel in Minneapolis, and was bat mitzvahed in 1977 at the age of 75.
University of Minnesota Libraries, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives
Pharmacist license for Charles S. Finkelson of Northfield, Minnesota from the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy. Board signatures include Northfielder Marie A. Piesinger, the first woman in Minnesota to be on the pharmacy board.
This booklet is a compilation of statutes of the State of Minnesota regarding the practice of pharmacy. Sample topics include the qualification and registration of pharmacists; the sale of cocaine, poisons or abortifacients; and the distribution of samples of drugs.