See the roughly contemporary Cashay and Dale tampons, and
very early Tampax
menstrual pad, probably from the
See a shorter
version of the report published in
Consumer Reports, in the September 1945
issue. It is less technical than the JAMA
original, although approved by Dickinson.
"Tampons as menstrual guards"
("The Dickinson Report," 1945)
Read about this here.
Dickinson discusses how much menstrual
discharge women lose, the structure of the
vagina, uterus, the disadvantages of
sanitary napkins, and how tampons perform.
Run your mouse
over fig. 7 (left-hand illustration) to
see some of the tampons and pad shown.
A Dutchman kindly donated this report