A discussion of the
letter testimonials, and their
authenticity, of the Pinkham company (in a
discussion of a Pursettes ad with a letter
See three letters to MUM about the ingredients of her
Compound, and one about the lyrics of an
pop song, Lily the
parody of "Yes,
We Have No Bananas" from an American newspaper)
menstrual hygiene companies made for girls,
women and teachers - patent
medicine - a list
of books and articles about menstruation - videos
The Museum of Menstruation and Women's
Practical Cooking Recipes (1925,
Pinkham Medicine Co., U.S.A.)
I thank the donor!
Mrs. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound was famously
praised for having "a baby in
every bottle." Was it the
alcohol that, um, loosened
A testimonial from Alaska,
well before it was a state.
Most of the letters come
from small towns.
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