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Instructions for Expectant Mothers [instructional booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15093
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Ephemera
Accession Number
997032033
Description
Green paper covered booklet with cream paper text that provides information to expectant mothers on a variety of topics including: diet, exercise and common disorders; 8 pages.
  2 images  
Accession Number
997032033
Author
S. W. Miller, M.D.
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Ephemera
MeSH Heading
Pregnancy
Gynecology
Description
Green paper covered booklet with cream paper text that provides information to expectant mothers on a variety of topics including: diet, exercise and common disorders; 8 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Site Made (City)
Alma
Site Made (State)
Michigan
Site Made (Country)
The United States of America
Dates
1930
1945
circa 1930-1945
Material
paper: green, cream, white
ink: black
Inscriptions
On the front: "Instructions for // EXPECTANT // MOTHERS // S. W. MILLER, M.D. // ALMA, MICH."; on the inside: "PHYSICAL EXAMINATION // EMERGENCIES // GENERAL HABITS // EXERCISE // TRAVEL // CLOTHING // BREASTS // BATHS // DOUCHES // TEETH // BOWELS // DIET // COMMON DISORDERS // HOSPITAL NEEDS // BABY CLOTHING // BIRTH CERTIFICATE // ONSET OF LABOR // AFTER DELIVERY"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
15.5 cm
Width
8.5 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
website
Reference Comments
https://www.ebay.com/itm/VTG-1930s-BABY-Help-Booklet-Instructions-for-EXPECTANT-MOTHERS-/123500555401?hash=item1cc134ec89
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Instructions-for-Expectant-Mothers-Booklet-1940s-William-Perrin-Rochester-NY-/382096780508?hash=item58f6be2cdc
Research Facts
Two different versions of the booklet were found online. One was said to be from the 1930's, while the other was said to be from the 1940's.
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Marriage Hygiene [booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15096
Dates
1933
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Accession Number
997032036
Description
Small paper booklet bound by two staples with a monochrome photograph of a woman on the front cover; 22 pages; includes 3 monochrome photographs of female gynecologists; part of a group of three booklets.
  3 images  
Accession Number
997032036
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
MeSH Heading
Hygiene
Gynecology
Description
Small paper booklet bound by two staples with a monochrome photograph of a woman on the front cover; 22 pages; includes 3 monochrome photographs of female gynecologists; part of a group of three booklets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
Lysol (Canada) Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
Date Remarks
Publication
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, grey, pink
Inscriptions
On the front: "Marriage Hygiene // The important part it plays in // the ideal marriage"; On the inside: "The // PLANNED // Married Life"; "THE HYGIENE THAT SAFEGUARDS // MARRIAGE HAPPINESS"; "WHAT "MARRIAGE HYGIENE" MEANS"; ""I Deplore the False Modesty that Would // Hide Feminine Health Facts""; "WHAT FEMININE ANTISEPSIS MUST DO"; "If I Could Tell the Young Bridge // But One Thing"; "A GYNECOLOGIST'S DIRECTIONS // FOR THE SOLUTION"; "A GYNECOLOGIST'S DIRECTIONS // FOR THE DOUCHE"; "THE IDEAL MARRIAGE // Must Its "Health Facts" Be Kept a Mystery?"; "IN HUNDREDS OF FAMOUS // HOSPITALS AND CLINICS"; ""LYSOL" AS A DEODORANT // WHEREVER INFECTION THREATENS AND // ABSOLUTE CLEANLINESS WILL HEAL"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder B pg 9b
Length
13.9 cm
Width
10.7 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Colour is slightly faded due to age
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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Preparation for Motherhood [booklet]

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact15097
Dates
1933
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
Accession Number
997032037
Description
Small paper booklet bound by two staples with a monochrome photograph of a baby on the front cover; there are 3 monochrome photographs of babies and 1 monochrome photograph of a bottle of Lysol Disinfectant; 22 pages; part of a group of three booklets.
  3 images  
Accession Number
997032037
Collection
Gladys (Millar) Rockel Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Items
Education
MeSH Heading
Gynecology
Hygiene
Description
Small paper booklet bound by two staples with a monochrome photograph of a baby on the front cover; there are 3 monochrome photographs of babies and 1 monochrome photograph of a bottle of Lysol Disinfectant; 22 pages; part of a group of three booklets.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by Gladys (Millar) Rockel, donated by her son Stephen Rockel.
Maker
Lysol (Canada) Limited
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1933
Date Remarks
Printed on item
Material
paper: cream
ink: black, grey, pink
Inscriptions
On the front: "PREPARATION FOR // Motherhood"; on the inside: "TRUST YOUR DOCTOR"; "THE NEW ORDER OF YOUR LIFE"; "CHANGE TO LOW HEELS // DO NOT FAIL TO REST"; "YOUR DIET AND WEIGHT"; "DRINK MILK"; "DRINK LOTS OF WATER // AVOID CONSTIPATION"; "KEEP BUSILY AMUSED // THE LAYETTE"; "BABY'S ROOM AND BELONGINGS"; "IF YOU WILL BE CONFINED AT HOME"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
Length
13.9 cm
Width
10.7 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Condition Remarks
Some slight wrinkling on the spine; top-right corner of the front cover is slightly bent upwards
Copy Type
original
Images
Less detail