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, breasts, exercise, odor, beauty, pain, medicine,
sanitary, feminine, pad, napkin
Below: Pp. 118 & 119
"'a female sloven is an odious sight.'"
Moulding the Breasts "Every one knows that in France, a Frenchman
does not consider a woman lovely unless she has beautifull moulded [not
Breast developing exercises
Below: Pp. 120 & 212
"To keep the tissues of the breast firm and youthful, bathe them
every morning and night in cold water."
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