Main Tampax patent
- Ad from 1936 -
World War II Tampax sign
And, of course, the first Tampax AND - special
for you! - the American fax tampon,
from the early 1930s.
See a Modess True or
False? ad in The American Girl magazine,
January 1947, and actress Carol
Lynley in "How Shall I Tell My Daughter"
booklet ad (1955) - Modess
. . . . because ads (many dates).
The Museum of Menstruation and Women's
Wix menstrual tampon
Clerks, just as with Tampax, were trained to
explain to customers the workings of tampons
(see similar Tampax
charts). The Tampax company bought Wix in
A woman in the Chicago area kindly donated
this chart and many other items, like fax;
her father sold Kotex products as a
representative of the company.
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