See a roughly contemporary
pad, Society, and
a "silent purchase"
ad for Modess, 1928.
Other Modess ads:
1931,"Modess . . . . because"
ads, the French
Modess, and the German "Freedom"
(Kimberly-Clark) for teens.
See a prototype
of the first Kotex ad.
The perfect menstrual pad 2a (1 2 2a 3 4 4a 5):
The pad - Instructions and
advertising material inside box - the box
A post-report ad for a Modess menstrual
pad showing some of Dr. Gilbreth's
"Report of Gilbreth,
Inc.," to Johnson & Johnson
Company, 1 January 1927, about how to
improve the company's menstrual products,
especially with regard to competition with
The undated ad - and I don't know the
source - looks as if it
advertises a pad somewhat according to Dr.
See enlargements of
the text at above left and the
The copy of the report that I
read, which might be unique,
rests in the special collections
of Purdue University, West
Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A. Dr.
Gilbreth was the first woman
engineering professor at Purdue.
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