Did You Know About this Online Museum?

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It’s here. This link will take you to the site directory (scroll down). Via Pen-Elayne. The site is a little visually cluttered but has links to a lot of useful information. I like perusing the old advertisements. This page displays the “Silent Purchase” Modess Menstrual Pad Ad from June 1928. Women who were too embarassed to ask a clerk for sanitary napkins could hand over a “silent purchase coupon” to wordlessly indicate what they needed. Now we can pull boxes of napkins ourselves from the shelves at drug stores, but we have to ask a clerk for cold medicine. Strange world.

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