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

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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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Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940 - 1960
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
018003002 a-b
Description
Cylindrical roll of one ply toilet paper (a) with printed paper label covering exterior; manufacturing information and Royal Arms of the United Kingdom printed on the label in dark blue ink; paper is wrapped around a thin brown nearly cylindrical cardboard tube; roll is almost square form pressure …
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Accession Number
018003002 a-b
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Sanitation
Equipment and Supplies
Hygiene
MM= Household Articles -- miscellaneous
Description
Cylindrical roll of one ply toilet paper (a) with printed paper label covering exterior; manufacturing information and Royal Arms of the United Kingdom printed on the label in dark blue ink; paper is wrapped around a thin brown nearly cylindrical cardboard tube; roll is almost square form pressure of other rolls in a box.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - roll
b - label
Provenance
Belonged to Canada’s Museum’s of Science and Innovation; deaccessioned from their collection.
Maker
J. C. Wilson Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1940
1960
circa 1940 - 1960
Date Remarks
Dates provided by donor
Material
paper: tan, brown, cream
ink: navy
Inscriptions
Printed on the paper label in dark blue ink: “GOVERNMENT OF CANADA // TOILET PAPER // “Made in Canada” // “J. C. WILSON LIMITED // PAPER MAKERS // MONTREAL – CANADA // 11 ounces”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8
Length
16.3 cm
Width
15.1 cm
Depth
10.7 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Ppaer yellowing; object distorted but stabel; brown staining at paper seam from adhesive deterioration; minor all over surface staining especially over label
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
Laurin, Serge. “Wilson, James Crocket.” Dictionary of Canadian Biography, University of Toronto/Université Laval. 1990. Accessed 21 May 2019.
Research Facts
J. C. Wilson Limited was founded by James Crocket Wilson in 1870 as J. C. Wilson and Company. The company was one of Canada’s leading paper manufacturers and produced a variety of paper products, including bags, postcards, and toilet paper.
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Surgiderm Liquid Soap

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Dates
1961
circa 1961
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
006033008
Description
Full cylindrical semi-transparent brown glass Surgiderm (I & B) Liquid Soap bottle with non-removable cylindrical black plastic screw cap; full with semi-transparent green liquid; circular base with slight push up, stippled outer ring, and manufacturer information embossed; straight side walls with…
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Accession Number
006033008
Category
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Equipment and Supplies, Hospital
Hygiene
Soaps
Description
Full cylindrical semi-transparent brown glass Surgiderm (I & B) Liquid Soap bottle with non-removable cylindrical black plastic screw cap; full with semi-transparent green liquid; circular base with slight push up, stippled outer ring, and manufacturer information embossed; straight side walls with cream and navy paper label with printed product information and directions in English and French attached to front; separate rectangular cream paper label attached to side; round shoulders taper to round short cylindrical neck, round neck ring and cylindrical finish with external continuous thread; mold lines from base to top and around neck and base; cap has vertical indents on sides, bevelled top edge, flat top and internal continuous thread.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Received from anonymous donor via Kingston General Hospital Public Affairs.
Maker
Ingram & Bell Limited
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1961
circa 1961
Date Remarks
Presence of Dominion Glass Company diamond logo, box month code, and “1” year code; presence of Ingram & Bell logo discontinued in late 1960s (at least 1968)
Material
glass: brown
paper: cream
ink: navy, black
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Printed on label: “INGRAM & BELL LIMITED // SURGIDERM // (I & B) // LIQUID SOAP // WITH HEXACHLOROPHENE // A high quality neutral liquid soap containing 40% soap solids // and 2 ½% Hexachlorophene (based on anhydrous soap content). // DIRECTIONS: May be diluted with up to 4 volumes of water for // use in dispensers throughout hospital. // INGRAM & BELL // LIMITED // TORONTO // MONTREAL // WINNIPEG // CALGARY // VANCOUVER // CANADA // GREEN”; stamped on label in black ink: “(L) 864114”; embossed on bottom: “17 // D 1 // 912”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-9 Row G
Length
19.0 cm
Diameter
7.3 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Minor soiling all over label; minor distortions and areas of separation all over label, especially along bottom edge; minor tear to top front of label
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Artifact
Document
Document (online)
Website
Reference Comments
Artifact label (006.033.008)
Ingram & Bell Limited. Pharmaceutical Catalogue, 1964.
MDS Inc. “Mds Inc. Annual Information Form for the Year Ended October 31, 2002.” MDS Inc., 2003.
“Cardinal Health Canada Inc.” Canadian Business Resource, Canadian Newspaper Services International Limited, 2019. Accessed 7 August 2019.
Miller, George and Elizabeth A. Jorgensen. “Some Notes on Bottle Mould Numbers from the Dominion Glass Company and its Predecessors.” Parks Canada, 1984.
Research Facts
Surgiderm was part of Ingram & Bell’s product line marketed specifically for use in the medical field; it was marketed as a high quality liquid hand soap for use in hospital soap dispensers.
Ingram & Bell Limited was a medical supply company first established in Toronto in 1905; the company became a Canadian leader in the distribution of medical products; their wide selection included equipment, surgical tools, and pharmaceuticals; as the company grew, they established branches in Montreal, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver; became Ingram & Bell Inc. and 49% owned by MDS in 1986; MDS acquired 100% in 1993; became Source Medical Corporation after merger with Allegiance Healthcare Canada Inc. in 1997; acquired by Cardinal Health Canada Inc. in 2005.
The D in diamond symbol and date codes embossed on the bottom indicates the bottle itself was made by Canadian glass manufacturer Dominion Glass Company in Bramalea, Ontario; the progressive line system month code and “1” year code signify it was produced in 1961.
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sanitary napkin dispenser

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Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Reproduction, Contraception and Sexual Health
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
Accession Number
009012001
Description
Upright white metal wall mounted sanitary napkin dispenser with hinged front cover, pull-out drawer near bottom for removal of napkins and coin slot; key hole with locking mechanism; paper instructions label adhered to inside of front cover; missing key; simple raised text molded into housing.
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Accession Number
009012001
Collection
Kingston General Hospital Collection
Category
Reproduction, Contraception and Sexual Health
Hygiene
Classification
Hygiene
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
Description
Upright white metal wall mounted sanitary napkin dispenser with hinged front cover, pull-out drawer near bottom for removal of napkins and coin slot; key hole with locking mechanism; paper instructions label adhered to inside of front cover; missing key; simple raised text molded into housing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Kingston General Hospital
Maker
West Chemical Products Ltd.
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Date Remarks
Donor's remarks
Material
paint: white, blue
metal: gray
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Painted on front cover: "KOTEX // FEMININE NAPKINS // 10¢ // WEST CHEMICAL PRODUCTS LTD. // BRANCHES ACROSS CANADA // INSERT COIN - PULL KNOB"; printed on label inside front cover: "READ CAREFULLY // VENDOR FOR KOTEX FEMININE NAPKINS // STOCK NO. 7441 - MODEL MW-15"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-D1-1
Dimension Notes
Length 51.6 cm x Width 17.8 cm x Depth 16.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Extensive corrosion and paint chipping around base; rest of artifact like new
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #6
Research Facts
Attached to second floor bathroom located in Kingston General Hospital Ann Baillie building. removed from wall in 1980s and stored in leaky bathroom cabinet causing extensive water damage to bottom metal .
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