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At what age should a girl be told about menstruation? [booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15077
Dates
1961
1964
circa 1961-1964
Collection
Anita Brunet Lamarche Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
Accession Number
016012010 a-b
Description
A black and white booklet (a) about a school program on menstruation used at Franklin School, La Crosse, Wisconsin; the booklet is bound by two staples; mentions the Walt Disney film "The Story of Menstruation" and permission form parents to allow the film in the schools; inside of the booklet is a…
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Accession Number
016012010 a-b
Author
Marion Jones, R.N.
Collection
Anita Brunet Lamarche Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Education
MeSH Heading
Menstruation
Archival
Hygiene
Description
A black and white booklet (a) about a school program on menstruation used at Franklin School, La Crosse, Wisconsin; the booklet is bound by two staples; mentions the Walt Disney film "The Story of Menstruation" and permission form parents to allow the film in the schools; inside of the booklet is a notice (b) on a loose piece of paper provides an address for any requests in Canada; 7 pages.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - booklet
b - insert
Provenance
Collection belonged to the donor.
Maker
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
1964
circa 1961-1964
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, grey
Inscriptions
On the front: "at what age // should a girl be told about // menstruation? // A wise principal ... a sound // school program ... close // mother-daughter relations // answer this question // By Marion Jones, R.N., Educational Director // Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Neenah, Wisconsin"; on the insert (b): "NOTICE // Please address all requests in Canada // to: // EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT, // KIMBERLY-CLARK CANADA LIMITED, // 2 CARLTON STREET, // TORONTO 2, Ontario."; "Approval of Parents"; "Film Shown to Mothers // Answering Questions"; "Mother-and-Daughter Meetings // Program Gains Confidence"; "Successful 1957 Meeting // Wholesome Attitude"; "The Right Plan" "The Story of Menstruation" by Walt Disney Productions // Available to all schools, P.T.A. and Mother's Groups'
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-2-5 Box 23
Length
24.8 cm
Width
17.8 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
The bottom corners of the booklet are slightly bent upwards
Copy Type
original
Exhibit History
On loan to THEMUSEUM for exhibit 'Menstration' L-2019-1 12 Feb - 12 June 2019; returned to storage 8 June 2019
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sanitary pad belt

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15078
Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Collection
Anita Brunet Lamarche Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Accession Number
016012011
Description
Adjustable white sanitary pad belt consisting of a white elastic strap belt with two cream coloured plastic tabs on either end; three metal pieces used for adjusting.
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Accession Number
016012011
Collection
Anita Brunet Lamarche Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
MeSH Heading
Menstruation
Archival
Hygiene
Description
Adjustable white sanitary pad belt consisting of a white elastic strap belt with two cream coloured plastic tabs on either end; three metal pieces used for adjusting.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Collection belonged to the donor.
Maker
Kotex
Dates
1960
1969
circa 1960-1969
Material
plastic: cream
fabric: white
metal: silver
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-D8-13
Length
39.0 cm
Width
2.0 cm
Depth
0.2 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Exhibit History
On loan to THEMUSEUM for exhibit 'Menstration' L-2019-1 12 Feb - 12 June 2019; returned to storage 8 June 2019
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Aesculapius [statue]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15200
Dates
1940
2000
circa 1940-2000
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Accession Number
018017001
Description
Tall, thin brass statue of the Greek god Aesculapius; the figure is naked, holding in its left hand a staff the height of the figure's hip with a large snake coiled around it; in the figure's right hand, it is holding up a cup at the height of its mouth; the figure is bearded and stands upon a whit…
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Accession Number
018017001
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
MeSH Heading
Archival
Greece
Description
Tall, thin brass statue of the Greek god Aesculapius; the figure is naked, holding in its left hand a staff the height of the figure's hip with a large snake coiled around it; in the figure's right hand, it is holding up a cup at the height of its mouth; the figure is bearded and stands upon a white stone base with a thin sheet of fabric on the bottom; the figure is fixed onto the base with metal by its left foot; on the side of the base at the front is a small gold sticker with the maker's name and location printed on it in black ink.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Belonged to donor. Given to donor by original owner Dr. Lyle Howlett purchased in Greece in the 1960s.
Maker
Sclavenitis
Site Made (State)
Crete
Site Made (Country)
Greece
Dates
1940
2000
circa 1940-2000
Date Remarks
Date based on sheet with artist's name and address and provenance.
Material
brass
stone: white
fabric: orange
paper: tan
ink: gold, black
Inscriptions
Printed on sticker on base: "SCLAVENITIS" // Made in Greece"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-R1-2
Length
8.0 cm
Width
8.0 cm
Height
38.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Figure is coming loose from base, and the base swivels from where it is attached to the foot by a screw, screw under glued surface
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Websites
Reference Comments
https://www.pinterest.cl/pin/447263806728707098/
https://www.greekfleamarket.com/bronze-statuary.html
https://www.medicinenet.com/common_medical_abbreviations_and_terms/article.htm
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/greek/greek_oath.html
https://www.britannica.com/topic/Asclepius
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/1839796
Research Facts
Christopher D. Sclavenitis (in its Greek form, Christophoro D. Sklavenitis) was a sculptor and ceramist in Greece in the 20th century, a member of the Hellenic Chamber of Arts. He created many statues and artistic pieces, including a chess set. He was a student of Modigliani, and made many statues depicting Greek gods and goddesses. Some of his work was featured on the television show Battlestar Galactica.
Aesculapius, or his original Greek name Asklepios, was the Greco-Roman god of medicine, son of Apollo and Princess Coronis. Aesculapius' children include Hygeia, goddess of health, and Panaceia, goddess of healing. Aesculapius was raised and trained in healing by Chiron the centaur. Aesculapius became a powerful and influential healer, eventually becoming able to raise the dead. This angered Zeus, who killed him with a thunderbolt. Influential and important figures in medicine referred to Aesculapius, such as Hippocrates in the first line of the Hippocratic Oath: "I swear by Apollo the physician, and Asclepius, and Hygieia and Panacea and all the gods and goddesses as my witnesses, that, according to my ability and judgement, I will keep this Oath and this contract", and Galen, who was healed in an Aesculapian temple. The snake colied around a staff which he carries is a symbol of medicine to this day, commonly mistaken for a caduceus, which is the wand of Hermes and also used as a medical symbol.
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