Read the earlier versions: 1948, 1961
Read a Personal Products
booklet for older girls, The Periodic Cycle
(1938). See similar
booklets on this site.
See a Kotex ad
advertising a Marjorie May booklet.
for menarche-education booklets: Marjorie May's Twelfth
Birthday (Kotex, 1932), Tampax tampons (1970,
with Susan Dey), Personal
Products (1955, with Carol Lynley),
and German o.b.
tampons (lower ad, 1981)
Yours (Kotex, Kimberly-Clark
puberty & menstruation booklet for
girls, 1981, U.S.A.
P. 16. That menstruation "is a
healthy bodily function" is not
much consolation for someone with
a big red
stain on her pants.
See and read
about the tampons
and menstrual pads (and
belts to hold
them) on this museum site -
also special underpants,
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