Another Kimberly-Clark corporate history,
Four Men and a Machine: Commemorating
history of Tampax: Small
Wonder: How Tambrands began, prospered,
and grew (1986)
Anniversary of Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Sanitary Napkins Began: excerpts
from"A Company That Cares: One Hundred
Year Illustrated History of Johnson and
Excerpts (U.S.A., 1931-34)
Sometimes funny publication for
Kimberly-Clark employees during the Great
Marjorie May, three booklets, 1935 main page
See a Kotex ad
advertising this booklet.
See Kotex items: First ad
(1921; scroll to bottom of page) - ad 1928 (Sears and Roebuck
catalog) - Lee
Miller ads (first real person in a
menstrual hygiene ad, 1928) - Marjorie May's Twelfth
Birthday (booklet for girls, 1928,
Australian edition; there are many links
here to Kotex items) - Preparing for
Womanhood (1920s, booklet for girls;
Australian edition) - 1920s booklet in
Spanish showing disposal
method - box
from about 1969 - "Are you in the
know?" ads (Kotex) (1949)(1953)(1964)(booklet, 1956) -
See more ads on the Ads
for Teenagers main page
Men Go In Search Of A Profit!
Cellucotton, menstrual hygiene,
history, sanitary napkin, pad
The Story of Kimberly-Clark
[By] John R. Kimberly
An address at New York to the
Newcomen Society in North
years after Kimberly-Clark
Corporation, maker of Kotex and
its 75th anniversary its president
sketched the company's history. Read
his interesting historical summary
You might find especially
interesting the company's embarrassment
in producing something related to
menstruation, so embarrassing that
it created a separate company to
sell it. But men ran the
operation for decades unlike the
early maker of Tampax, a woman
(although a man
invented Tampax). (Read Tampax's
history in detail.)
The difference? K-C made paper of
all kinds (read about its products
in this pamphlet) whereas Tampax
specialized in menstrual products.
articles about Cellucotton,
the wadding inside a Kotex pad that
the company created.
More about the Newcomen
Society on the next page.
the donor of the booklet!
Cover (sorry for the
quality). The pamphlet, on
laid paper (picture at
bottom), measures 6 x
9" (15.2 x 22.9 cm).
There are 28 pages inside
the heavier covers.
Laid paper shows in the horizontal lines.