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
Pursettes menstrual tampon,
puberty & menarche booklet,
late 1950s?, U.S.A.
to Know Yourself
Pursettes, a tampon
with a lubricated tip, and no
longer produced, made this booklet
for teenage girls, possibly in the
late 1950s or early 1960.
The Tambrands research
library kindly gave it to MUM.
Back (to the left of the staples)
& front covers. Somebody at
Tambrands, the company that made
Tampax, typed the
information on the front cover,
probably showing where an ad for
this booklet appeared.
The closed book measures 4 7/8" x
6 7/8" (about 12.4 x 17.4 cm).
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