Ortho Diaphragm, Package F


Cardboard sleeve with blue dots and black text holds a hinged, white, cardboard box. Box contains one rubber diaphragm marked "ortho / 80." The box has small ventilation holes on the bottom. Box includes a stapled booklet, "Directions for Use and Care of the Diaphragm" which includes illustrations. Text on box sleeve: "ortho / diaphragm / PACKAGE F . . . DIAPHRAGM -- Distributed by / ORTHO PRODUCTS, INC., LINDEN, NEW JERSEY MADE IN U.S.A. / CAUTION: To be used only by or on the prescription of a physician." The "ortho" trademark appearing on this package was registered April 29, 1941; claimed use since Nov 28, 1940. Reg No. 387,080.

Date Made: 1941-1945Trademark Registration Date ("Ortho"): 1941-04-29

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New Jersey, LindenAssociated Place: United States: Louisiana, Saint Martinville

Subject: Women's HealthBirth Control/Contraception


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Credit Line: The Fournet Drugstore Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0475.144Accession Number: 1985.0475Catalog Number: 1985.0475.144

Object Name: contraceptive, diaphragm

Physical Description: cardboard (sleeve material)cardboard (box material)paper (booklet material)rubber (diaphragm material)Measurements: overall: 96 cm x 96 cm x 2.5 cm; 37 13/16 in x 37 13/16 in x inoverall, box: 3 3/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 7/8 in; 9.525 cm x 9.525 cm x 2.2225 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-fa75-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1377437

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