|Colonel Eli Lilly|
|Lilly's first laboratory building|
|Assortment of Lilly throat lozenges from 1906|
|Lilly's plant on McCarty Street, Indianapolis, 1886|
About this time Colonel Lilly handed control of the business to his son and grandsons and focused his energy on philanthropy. He sponsored the forerunner of the
|Indiana Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument,|
|Advertisement for Lilly insulin|
Since then, Eli Lilly has remained on the forefront of groundbreaking drug innovations with mass production of penicillin and Merthiolate, an antiseptic and germicide that became standard issue during WII. In the 1950 Lilly introduced new antibiotics and was heavily involved in production and distribution of Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine.
In recent decades Lilly has continued to provide a vast array of innovative new drugs to treat a myriad of ills, keeping the company on the cutting edge of pharmaceutical research.
Coming in 2016