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J&J Museum Find of the Month

Windows on the past: The Johnson & Johnson employees who were forever commemorated in stained glass

In the 1930s the company commissioned a series of colorful panels to pay homage to men and women who worked at Johnson & Johnson. For Employee Appreciation Day, we tell the story behind the art.

Zonweiss: The Johnson & Johnson invention from 1887 that inspired people to brush their teeth

For National Dental Hygiene Month, we’re stepping back in time to the late 1800s, when less than 10% of the population paid attention to good oral hygiene—that is, until this product hit the market. Hint: It was squeezable.

Haute heritage: 6 vintage Johnson & Johnson ads shot by famous fashion photographers

As celebs and style stars file into the front row at Spring Studios for New York Fashion Week, Johnson & Johnson looks back at its iconic series of high-fashion Modess ads, which featured some of the most coveted models and designers of the couture world.

Doctor Dan the Bandage Man: The iconic kids’ book all about BAND-AID® Brand adhesive bandages

In celebration of National Book Lovers Day, we’re spotlighting a popular Little Golden Book from 1950 (and that’s still in print today!) that taught kids how to care for cuts and scrapes using the classic Johnson & Johnson product.

Stars ‘n Strips: The first-ever decorated BAND-AID® Brand adhesive bandages

In honor of Independence Day, we’re spotlighting the star-emblazoned Johnson & Johnson bandages for kids that created fireworks in the market over 60 years ago—and paved the way for a trend that’s still going strong today.

The 1888 Johnson & Johnson manual that changed surgery for the better

In honor of the World Health Organization’s Save Lives: Clean Your Hands campaign, we look at how the company helped usher in the concept of sterile surgery at a time when physicians weren’t even in the habit of scrubbing in.

The story behind the romantic Johnson & Johnson ad that ran for an unprecedented 30 years

With Valentine’s Day upon us, it’s the perfect time to pay homage to an iconic couple featured in an ad for Red Cross® Kidney Plasters. Johnson & Johnson’s Chief Historian reveals why the public fell so madly in love with it.

Aerokit: The Johnson & Johnson innovation that aided early aviators

In honor of National Aviation History Month, we’re looking at the launch of the Aerokit, a first aid kit for pioneering pilots.

DryBak: The first waterproof bandage ever made by Johnson & Johnson

You probably take the innovation for granted these days, but waterproof bandages weren’t commercially sold prior to the 1930s—when this Johnson & Johnson invention debuted.

Mosquitoons: The innovative mosquito repellent Johnson & Johnson sold over a century ago

Buzzz. It’s a familiar warm-weather nuisance: mosquitoes. In the early 1900s, the pests also transmitted serious diseases, so the company produced an in-home fumigator designed to repel the insects.