Tampax booklets: "Accent on you . . ." (1980) (1970-80s?)
to Know Yourself (complete booklet,
1962, Pursettes lubricated tampons, U.S.A.)
Satin Learner's Kit, 2001, in 3
Booklet, pads & tampons
Trousse de l'étudiante
Estuche de Aprendizaje
Tampax Junior tampons, late
Instructions from Tampax
about what to tell customers, 1936
"Educational Material on Menstruation," 1966
menstrual hygiene companies made for girls,
women and teachers - patent
medicine - a list
of books and articles about menstruation - videos
See early tampons and a
list of tampons
on this site - at least the ones I've
menstrual tampons educational
time you knew . . . all about
By Mary McGee Williams
No date, U.S.A.
Whole black & white
booklet, slick paper
Back and front
This is a different, undated
version of the Tampax booklet, or
pamphlet, with a copyright of
1966 but with a calendar for
1970. The uncertainty of
time eerily reflects the frequent
uncertainty of menstrual periods.
mocks the viewer of the cover,
below. Wow, I'm waning literary.
The text reflects the American
attitudes of the 1960s and 1970s.
What else could it do?
Tampax booklets: "Accent on you
. . ." (1980) (1970-80s?)
to Know Yourself (complete
booklet, 1962, Pursettes
lubricated tampons, U.S.A.)
Learner's Kit, 2001, in 3
Booklet, pads & tampons, Trousse de
l'étudiante French, Estuche de
I thank the donor!
Back and front covers.
Each page measures 3 15/16 x 9 1/8"
(c. 10 x 23 cm).
The theme is the
passage of time: the
pentagonal dodecahedron with 12 equal
faces allows one month per face; the
woman's watch of the era; the title;
and of course menstruation itself,
which the last text on the back cover
(at left) explains as related to
"month." Someone thought this through.
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