See booklet ads from the 1950s and 1970s
featuring the future actresses Carol Lynley and Susan Dey, one from Germany, and one for
the Kotex booklet "As One
Girl To Another."
See a Kotex ad
advertising a Marjorie May booklet.
See many more similar booklets.
See ads for
menarche-education booklets: Marjorie May's Twelfth
Birthday (Kotex, 1932), Tampax
tampons (1970, with Susan Dey), Personal Products
(1955, with Carol Lynley), and German o.b. tampons (lower
And read Lynn Peril's series
about these and similar booklets!
Read the full text of the 1935 Canadian edition
of Marjorie May's Twelfth Birthday, probably
identical to the American edition.
More ads for teens (see also introductory page for
teenage advertising): Are
you in the know?
(Kotex napkins and Quest napkin powder, 1948,
you in the know?
(Kotex napkins and belts, 1949, U.S.A.)Are you in the know? (Kotex napkins, 1953, U.S.A.),
Are you in the know? (Kotex napkins and belts,
1964, U.S.A.), Freedom
(1990, Germany), Kotex (1992, U.S.A.), Pursettes (1974, U.S.A.), Pursettes (1974, U.S.A.), Saba (1975, Denmark)
See early tampons
and a list of tampon
on this site - at least the ones I've cataloged.
Window-dressing contest for Kotex
menstrual pads, 1920s, U.S.A.
In the U.S.A., Kotex sponsored
window-dressing contests in the 1920s,
prizes to the best! This is part
of a page that appeared in trade
The Cellucotton Products company
also bragged about supplying the
country with pads in some extraordinary
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