See how a woman wore
a belt in a Dutch ad. See a classy 1920s ad for a belt
and the first ad (1891) MUM has for a belt.
See how women wore
a belt (and in a Swedish ad).
See a modern belt
for a washable pad
and a page from the 1946-47
Sears catalog showing a great variety.
More ads for
napkin belts: Sears,
1928 - modern
belts - modern washable
- Modess, 1960s
Actual belts in the museum
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).
Olympic Gymnast Cathy Rigby
menstrual pads, 1983, U.S.A.,
Read a general discussion
of Cathy Rigby and Stayfree.
Cathy Rigby acts as a company
spokeswoman - see a less
cropped photo - rather than as
the center of attention. She's now
gained the trust of her viewers. Soon
she'll appear as Peter
|Below: The ad
(not the page) measures 4 x 11" (10.2 x
Stimulate your gossip thirst with the
snippet of the scandalous
& Claus von Bülow story in the
NEXT: Stayfree ad
Listen to Ms. Rigby promote Stayfree on the radio in
1982 (scroll down to right above the ad).
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