Napkin, Sanitary
1955 Approximate
External Sanitary Napkins and Dispenser. Material: paper, textile. Size: 5 3/4" x 8 1/4" x 3" H. (dispenser box) and 12 each 2 3/4" square 1" H. individual napkins boxes. Description: green pasteboard box with a flip top opening; black and white graphics of contents and instruction sketches; information on outside of box includes: "100% Pure Cotton Full Sized External Napkin, packaged...to look like a lipstick case...new disposable belt, the answer to woman's prayer...; contents: each green container inside dispenser contains three light green tubes; each tube contains a white cotton sanitary napkin.
Civil Defense; Emergency Management. These sanitary napkins are packaged to be included in an emergency center for use with women who are seeking refuge from a declared disaster situation.