Read also an Australian ad for douche apparatus
in a banned publication, about 1900. See instructional material for an American company that sold douche equipment and
menstrual cups at Tupperware-like parties in women's
Read 1930s criticism of douching liquids
Zonite and Lysol.
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.
The Intimate Side of a Woman's Life by
Leona W. Chalmers
Book (hard cover with dust jacket), 128 pages, 1937
Pioneer Publications, Inc., Radio City, New York, U.S.A.
Gynecology, women, cup, health, menstruation, period, vaginal hygiene, douche,
period, cycle, cleanliness, beauty, plastic surgery, odor, cosmetics, pain,
exercise, body, make-up, sanitary, pad, napkin, feminine
Below: Pp.110 & 111
"The question of 'ornamentation' can not be denied however, for
the average woman of today without a little make-up,
is like a house without a coat of paint!"
Below: Pp. 112 & 113
"Plastic surgery is probably one of
the greatest things to come out of the World War [One] . . . ." The
Kimberly-Clark company might suggest Kotex.
Chapter VIII: General Body Hygiene and Exercises
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