And, of course, the first Tampax
AND - special for you! - the American fax tampon, from
the early 1930s, which also came in bags.
See a Modess True or False?
ad in The American Girl magazine, January 1947, and
actress Carol Lynley in
"How Shall I Tell My Daughter" booklet ad (1955) - Modess . . . . because ads
Quest menstrual pad deodorant (two ads and can)
The older ad appeared in March 1937 for a
product of International Cellucotton
Products Co., which made Kotex.
Kimberley-Clark, which today makes Kotex,
started that company about 1920 to make
Kotex, apparently because it did not want
menstruation associated with K-C.
A friend of MUM in California gave the can (below the ad)
to this museum. It looks as if it's more
recent than the ad.
The second ad is from an American
magazine, January, 1959.
Amolin, The Personal
Deodorant Powder - Ria
panty pads (German) - Zero-Jel
What causes the characteristic
odor of menstruation? You won't like the answer.
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