I wish my
Daughter would --
I wish my Mother would --
menstrual pad ad for girls,
May 1941, Kimberly-Clark Corp.
(Kotex tampons and menstrual
napkins, belts and
underpants), Woman's Home
Nurick's full page Kotex ads
(below) changed into smaller comic
in World War II, popular enough to
appear even beyond the man's
death, in 1963.
Menstrually speaking, Mother vs.
daughter in ads might have started
with the funny Modess pads series
Mother 12 years earlier,
which look ancient compared with
the one below.
Unlike in many of these large
ads, Kotex here didn't show
us its famous blue that covered
Read the booklet "As One Girl To
Another," mentioned after
the red P.S. And here's another
edition dated two years
'n' ads on this site.
The huge magazine pages of the times
shrank in the 1970s because of an
oil crisis, making them expensive.
This page measures 10 1/4 x 13 1/2"
(26.6 x 34.5 cm).
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