Booth's Steam Baths

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'Booth's Steam Baths was a public bath and clinic modeled after John Kellogg's Battle Creek Sanitarium in Battle Creek, Michigan. The business was owned and operated by E. W. and Marcella Booth and located at 2021 8th Avenue South.

In 1915 a basic mineral bath was offered for $1. Additional services included massages, salt and oil rubs, shampoo sprays, applications of electric light, spinal adjustments, facial massages (with "French Skin Foods"), head massages ("for dandruff and falling out of hair"), constipation treatments and "bust development"


  • Birmingham City Directory (1915) Vol. 30. Birmingham: R. L. Polk & Co.