Black History Meets Feminine Hygiene

Do you have any idea whatĀ US2745406A is?Ā 

Well in honor of Black History Month, I'd like to introduce you to Mary BeatriceĀ Davidson.Ā (Ā 

She's the inventor of the Sanitary Belt otherwise known as InventionĀ US2745406A awarded to her in 1956.

Mary Beatrice Davidson
Sanitary belts were theĀ precursor to our modern-day Sanitary Pad.Ā  If you are old enough, you might remember stores selling belted or beltless maxi pads.Ā  Now nobody is using a belt and maxi pad makersĀ dropped 'beltless' from their packaging.Ā  If you are a nerd like me, you might be interested in seeing what an actual sanitary belt looks like.Ā  Check it out below.

Sanitary Belt

Ā Aren't you glad we have more options?

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