Read the earlier versions: 1948,
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.
See ads 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)
Very Personally Yours (Kotex, Kimberly-Clark
puberty & menstruation booklet for girls, 1981, U.S.A.
Below: P. 6
Below: P. 7. This is the rare booklet for
girls that uses VULVA, and it explains it.
But it should point to it on the drawing on
the opposite page. Clitoris also appears in
print but with no further discussion maybe because it would lead to WOW! and Where is it again?!
and the downfall of American Girlhood and to torchlight processions against
K-C headquarters; these clarify its banishment from the drawing. Hymen
and anus are also rarely mentioned in this
kind of booklet but here they are! Once Kimberly-Clark got started it couldn't
See a photo of an egg leaving the ovary.
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