1980 American folder with great visual
pun on cover: Your Teenage Menstrual Cycle
Growing Up and Liking It (complete booklets:
1944, 1949, 1957, 1964, 1970,
1972, The Personal Products Company, U.S.A.) (many
Booklets menstrual hygiene companies
made for girls, women and teachers - patent medicine
- a list of books and articles about menstruation
How shall I tell my daughter?
Puberty & menstruation information for mothers to tell daughters
1973, Personal Products Company, U.S.A.
Below: The two sides
of the folder. The red bar shows which
enlarged (unnumbered) pages appear below.
Below: FEMININE DISCHARGE
is an oxymoron, advertising people's moronic
attempt to gild the non-lily. It's like calling a scar that disfigures the
face just another form of beauty. Right. Companies should drop
the "feminine" nonsense; the word clashes with everything
the girl has learned about it and makes her suspect a trick. She's right!
This dishonesty permeates the whole culture of menstruation
in America and undermines women's confidence in themselves.
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