Tag Archive for BJ Palmer

Chiropractic Illustrations, Ads, and Sayings

The Palmer Archives is currently digitizing The Chiropractor Journal and making new issues available monthly as part of our digital collections. Our wonderful student workers, Brenna Gray, Jonathan Finney, Sierra Caldwell, Curtis Geise, and Lauren Lebzelter have been instrumental in us getting this content available to everyone. During the scanning process, they have discovered some fun illustrations, ads, and sayings…

Library Week 2020

Happy Library Week 2020! In honor of the 125th anniversary of chiropractic this year we’re sharing photos of the Palmer College library over the years.   By 1905 the Palmer library already consisted of over 2,000 volumes available for students to use to assist with their studies. It was described as “one of the essentials upon which this school has…

B.J. Palmer – Perhaps the No. 1 Circus Fan in America!

Did you know that B.J. Palmer loved the circus? He was a huge supporter of circuses and performers and loved elephants. He even purchased a circus band-wagon from the Barnum and Bailey Circus and had it restored, earning him an honorary membership in the Circus Historical Society.       (B.J. with the Two Hemispheres Band-Wagon)        …

Quad Cities Archives Fair

Thank you so much to everyone who came out to the Archives Fair October 26th at the German American Heritage Center! The event was very successful and we had a great time getting to know everyone and sharing information about the history of Palmer College and chiropractic. We love getting to talk to all the other local history professionals and…

Digitize This! – Green Books

We are so excited to announce that we have THREE new Green Books digitized! You can now read Chiropractic Anatomy, The Philosophy of Chiropractic and Chiropractic Advertising in flipbook format on our digital collections!                                               You can also…

Save Your Photos Month

September is National Save Your Photos Month!                           Photos are irreplaceable and easily damaged, so it’s important to take care of them. At the Palmer Archives we have a collection of historic photographs that we are dedicated to protecting and preserving. Petite Pete is going to give you…

New Display : B.J. and the National Parks

We have a new display up on the third floor of the library! “TRAVELING is an art. To know WHAT to see; to know HOW to see; to be able to systematize what you see, that it may make a lasting memory, are things that people can develop and train themselves to accomplish.” – BJ Palmer, 1928 B.J. Palmer traveled…

National Parks Month!

July is National Parks Month! Did you know that B.J. Palmer, through his radio station, WOC, hosted railroad tours?  They went to several parks in the Western U.S. Check out this brochure!                                                        …

Historic Diplomas

With graduation fast approaching we’d like to take this opportunity to feature some diplomas from Palmer’s history. The oldest diploma we have in the archives belonged to Ernest Simon, who graduated October 11, 1899.                       Displayed next to his we have B.J. Palmer’s diploma from January 6, 1902. Fun fact:…

Digitize This!

New online content is now available to our students, faculty, and chiropractic history enthusiasts though our digitization project: We recently uploaded six B.J. Palmer publications that are now available in a searchable Flipbook format: —Few Fearful…Fatal Flu Facts and Figures —Chiropractic for Men —Chiropractic Questions and Answers —Crowding the Hour —Diagnosis vs. Analysis —Chiropractic Has Earned the Right to Live…

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