Box and pads, 1930s? - wrapped
Kotex pad for West Disinfecting Company dispenser (mid 1930s)
Many belts, sanitary aprons & underpants from the Butler,
Smyth and Savage catalogs, early 20th century.
See 3 ads for American belts, 1949 and 1955,
and a booklet for girls by Beltx.
Phantom Kotex ad, with ad for Marjorie May's
Twelfth Birthday, a menarche booklet, 1932 - Kotex
doesn't show! 3 ads for Kotex menstrual pads, 1927, 1932, 1955 (U.S.A.)
Booklets menstrual hygiene companies made
for girls, women and teachers - patent medicine
- a list of books and articles about menstruation
Ad for Kotex menstrual pad belt and apron (1930s?,
(Kotex, sanitary napkin, pad, menstruation, belt, apron, menstrual, period,
Women probably found this paper in boxes of Kotex sanitary napkins.
The woman in the picture
looks as if she dates from the 1930s.
See how a woman wore a belt in a Dutch ad.
See a menstrual apron on a mannequin in the
former museum in my house.
I thank the donor for this and many other items donated to this museum!
Below: Small views of the two sides of
the strip of paper, which measures 16 x 3" (40.6 x 7.6 cm).
It's a light brown, which might be partly or all the result of oxidation.
Enlargements lie below and on the second page.
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