And, of course, the first Tampax AND - special
for you! - the American fax tampon,
from the early 1930s, which also came in bags.
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).
Patent for the Wix tampon, 1933
Museum of Menstruation and
Women could buy Wix tampons in the
1934 Sears, Roebuck catalog, two years before
Tampax came on the broad market.
See the Sears ad
from 1934, and an ad for store
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