See some pad
dispensers and ads for pads that come with
Freedom and Whenever,
from the U.S.A., and Camelia,
And read Lynn Peril's series about
these and similar booklets!
See more Kotex items: First ad
(1921) - ad 1928 (Sears
and Roebuck catalog) - Lee Miller ads
(first real person in amenstrual 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
The Museum of
Menstruation and Women's Health
Disposal bags for sanitary
napkins, page 4 (pages 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11)
The generous Dutch contributor
of the bags on this page also
other items including two
Dutch ads (Nefa
menstrual pads and Tampax
tampons) from before World War II.
Except where noted, the backs of
the bags are blank.
Read an introduction on page 1.
This is the
other side of the bag to the left.
The back of this
bag contains the words "THIS BAG
IS MADE FROM ESPECIALLY COATED
PAPER" and a re-order number.
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