Sex Facts for Women, by Richard L. Lambert,
Ph.G. [Graduate Pharmacist], M.D., 1936, New York
The Intimate Side of a Woman's Life, book by
Leona W. Chalmers (1937, Pioneer Publications, Inc., Radio City, New York):
excerpt about her menstrual cup and douching
[Douching] The "Mon Docteur" Way
to Health[,] Vitality[,] and Beauty (1928-29? leaflets, booklets: Leaflet:
This is It (covers,
pages 2/3, 4/5, 6/7/8) - Leaflet: Every Woman
Wants to be Lovely and Belovèd (pages 1/4,
2/3) - Booklet: Why Haven't
We Women Been Told This Thing Before? (covers,
pages 1/2-3/4, 5/6-7/8,
- Booklet: The Mon Docteur Treatments)
Booklets menstrual hygiene companies made
for girls, women and teachers - patent medicine
- a list of books and articles about menstruation
See early tampons and a list of tampons on this site - at least the ones I've cataloged.
Home Treatment of Female Diseases, booklet,
Chattanooga Medicine Company, Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S.A.
Wine of Cardui, Rev. R. L. McElree, M. A. Thedford, liver, gynecology, menstrual
disturbances, black draught, girl, women, health, menstruation, period,
Below: Inside front cover. See an enlargement below this.
Z. C. Patten of the second-to-last line
on this page
is probably the Patten of Patten's "Dixie"
gum at the back of this booklet.
Below: I think the Indian looks very Caucasian.
The other woman has the same low forehead
of the only other woman pictured in the booklet.
Maybe it's the hairdo. They remind me of the
woman shushing us on the Secret tampon box.
These women look more, um, acceptable, but I doubt
they had the family burdens of the
Wine of Cardui ladies.
Emmenagogues are substances that stimulate menstruation.
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