See more ads for
menarche-education booklets: Marjorie
May's Twelfth Birthday (Kotex, 1933), Tampax tampons (1970, with
Susan Dey), Personal
Products (1955, with Carol Lynley), and
German o.b. tampons
(lower ad, 1970s)
Kotex box and menstrual pad, 1966
I thank the donor!
The glossy sheet of page, printed on
makes two pages when folded in half,
which was again folded when found in the
The sheet as shown measures 7
1/2 x 6" (19 x 15.2 cm).
was a favorite word in American
menstrual products advertising,
maybe to offset the revulsion many women
felt toward their periods.
|Below: "Kimlon," in the
bottom of the right-hand column, won a
trademark at the end of the 1950s.
See the pad, box.
Kotex pads around 1966: 1959,
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