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Modern Sexual Cultures: Early 20th-Century Pamphlets

An annotated guide focusing on early 20th-century memoirs, marriage and hygiene manuals, and other sexological texts.

Picture Stories of the Sex Life of Man and Woman (1946)

This pamphlet provides a visual guide to one’s sexual health. Diagrams include the sexual systems of males and females, location of blood vessels, bones, and muscles, stages of pregnancy, and the menstrual cycle. Notable images include intersex anatomy, artificial insemination, and the ideal female body, a Venus de Milo figure.

Keywords: Pregnancy, Venereal Diseases, Sexual Health, Menstruation

Picture Stories of the Sex Life of Man and Woman