See the first
Kotex ad (scroll down the page a bit).
See also Australian douche ad
(ca. 1900) - Fresca
douche powder (U.S.A.) (date ?) - Kotique douche liquid
ad, 1974 (U.S.A.) - Liasan
(1) genital wash ad, 1980s (Germany) - Liasan (2) genital
wash ad, 1980s (Germany) - Lysol douche liquid
ad, 1928 (U.S.A.) - Lysol
douche liquid ad, 1948 (U.S.A.) - Marvel douche liquid
ad, 1928 (U.S.A.) - Midol
menstrual pain pill ad, 1938 (U.S.A.) - Midol booklet
(selections), 1959 (U.S.A.) - Mum deodorant cream
ad, 1926 (U.S.A.) - Myzone
menstrual pain pills ad, 1952 (Australia) - Pristeen genital
spray ad, 1969 (U.S.A.) - Spalt pain tablets,
1936 (Germany) - Vionell
genital spray ad, 1970, with Cheryl Tiegs
(Germany) - Zonite
douche liquid ad, 1928 (U.S.A.)
The Perils of Vaginal
Douching (essay by Luci Capo Rome) - the
Kotex menstrual pad ad, U.S.A., July, 1930
As here, many Kotex ads mentioned
the absorbent material that Kotex
developed during the First World
No laundry was one reason
women used disposable pads. Cost was
nothing to these ladies.
Read Kotex's explanation
of how nurses in a sense created
The big but later promoters of
women being able to play sports
while menstruating were of
companies and right
from the beginning of that
industry. Kotex and other
sanitary napkins of the era were huge, tampons tiny - and
From the July issue of Delineator,
1930. It's black and white and 13
3/4 x 10 1/4"
(about 34.9 x 26 cm) all over,
part of the beautiful era of
magazines before the oil crisis
of 1973-74 forced many to reduce
their size to save money.
See the non-results
financial crisis in the
text above the image below this
is unlikely on a tennis court
just as it was in an almost
ad, both probably made
in a studio.
Unless the photographer brought
lights outdoors. Why
am I concerned about this?
"Costumes from Kaskel &
The New Yorker magazine on Nov. 23,
"Kaskel & Kaskel &
Dunlap will open a new shop devoted
market had crashed about a month
earlier, leading to the Great
haberdashery and women's sportswear.
'Where better can the young man
of the town meet the young woman
than at a store dedicated to their
whims? It is a proper way of
bringing young folks together under
of people like the Kaskels & the
Dunlaps. And with no 3 A. M. social
but that seems not to have dampened
of Kotex. Kotex's vending
machine, and its wrapped
to hold the pad in place.
early articles about the
creation of "cellulose substance"
(Cellucotton), 1917 & 1920.
See Kotex nurses.
And nurses make money selling
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